Black Sea News

Latest news from international news agencies and Commodity market analyst “UkrAgroConsult” on Ukraine and the Black Sea region. Key events of economics and politics, commodity markets (sugar, fertilizers, oil), grains (wheat, barley, maize), oilseeds (sunflower, soybean,rapeseed), inputs news, opinions and comments from experts.
Russia produced 4.5 KMT of vegoil since the beginning of MY 2016/17
Ukraine. Olir Resources to become an oilseed crusher
Ukraine. Vinnytsia fat-and-oil plant closed for overhaul
Pea exports from Ukraine doubled in 2016/17 season
Oman became an importer of soybean meal from Ukraine
Ukraine. At least UAH 1 bln should be allocated for farming sector in 2018
IFC supports Ukraine’s SMEs with $15 mln investment in new private equity fund
Belarus still hopes to reduce meal import costs
Kazakhstan temporarily bans pork import from Omsk region where outbreak of African pig virus was fixed
Ukraine already exports 1.2 million tons of new grain crops
Ukrainian crushers managed to partially fill the gap in soybean oil production
Ukraine imported some 146 KMT of palm oil this 2016/17 season
“Black Sea Oil Trade” Conference: 2 Months to Go!
Moldova. Spring crops mostly in good condition
Russia. This past week featured further price growth
Three Ukrainian ice cream producers to enter EU markets soon
Romania. During July-May 2016/17 barley exports are 41% lower than last season
Wheat harvest in Bulgaria lags far behind last year
Russia reducing palm oil purchases for a second month in a row
Flour exports from Russia down 40%
KSG Agro planning to launch a pellet producing plant in 2019
Ukraine. Throughput of Commercial Sea Port Yuzhny in HI’17 down 18.5% Y-o-Y to 6.6 mln t
Earlier start of harvest in Kazakhstan
Weather conditions caused a delay in corn crop growth in some regions of Ukraine
One-third of early grains harvested in Ukraine
Ukraine. Nibulon builds new grain terminal in Kherson region
Wheat harvest in Bulgaria lags far behind last year
Ukraine. Omelian plans to create container-grain hub in Chernomorsk port
Ukraine. USPA to allocate UAH 3.9 billion for investment projects in 2017
Kazakhstan and China signed contracts for supplying grains and oilseeds
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