agriculture in Caucasus

Pashinyan comments on Armenian-Russian relations

Armenian-Russian relations are developing faster than many could expect, Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said, commenting his recent trip to Moscow. According to the PM, there are no problems in …

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US helps Georgia to combat stink bug infestation

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) helped Georgia combat the country’s stink bug infestation problem by handing over 17 tractors to the Georgian National Food Agency in Abasha, in Georgia’s Samegrelo …

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Azerbaijan taking part in SIAL CHINA 2018

Azerbaijan is taking part in the SIAL CHINA 2018, Asia's Largest Food Innovation Exhibition, to be held in Shanghai, China, on May 16-18, the Azerbaijani Economy Ministry said in a message. Seventeen Azerbaijani companies will …

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Day of Azerbaijani Culture held in SCO headquarters

The Day of Azerbaijani Culture was held at the headquarters of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Beijing yesterday. A group of artists from Azerbaijan staged various performances to mark the "Day of Culture" in …

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 Azerbaijan becomes main tomato supplier to Russia

Azerbaijan was a leader in tomato export to Russia in 2017, Russian Federal Customs Committee said. Azerbaijan increased its export volume by 50% to 151,000 tons ($151 million). Azerbaijan’s share in Russian tomato import …

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Turkey widens free trade agreement with Georgia

Georgia and Turkey have agreed to widen an existing free trade agreement, so Georgian producers will soon be able to increase export volume to Turkey by 20%. The final round of negotiations was held Ankara, where delegations of …

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Dagestan increases agricultural production

Last year, Dagestani farmers produced agricultural products at 123.078 billion rubles, which is 5.1% higher than in 2016, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic reported. It is specified that the crop …

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System of a Down frontman calls Armenians not to eat GMO

A frontman of the System of a Down heavy metal band, Serj Tankian called the citizens of Armenia not to eat the GMO products, in particular, produced by the  Monsanto company. "Farmers know that they have been spoiling the soil for a …

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Russia is Azerbaijan's largest non-oil importer

Azerbaijan's basic market for the country's actively developing non-oil sector exports is Russia: supplies valued at $553 million were exported to the country, which is more than one third of total output of the sector in 2017. …

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China starts free trade with Georgia

Georgia officially established a free trade regime with China, in accordance with an agreement signed in May last year.  From now on, many Georgian goods will be exported to China and its market of 1.4 billion consumers, with …

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