All posts tagged "Russia"

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    Turkish tomato companies may export to Russia

    The restriction on Turkish tomato companies exporting products to Russia has been lifted as of May 1st. Even though press reports claimed all the restrictions have been lifted, that is not accurate as the annual aggregate quota is still in place at 50,000 tons. Before the political crisis between the two countries,...

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    Turkey seeks compromise over Russian ban on its tomatoes

    (Updates with details, background) By Orhan Coskun and Nevzat Devranoglu ANKARA, May 26 (Reuters) – In a bid to resolve a trade row with Russia, Turkey has proposed Moscow lifts its ban on imported Turkish tomatoes during periods when Russian growers are unable to produce their own. “We understand Russia would like...

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    Putin and Erdogan don’t agree on tomatoes

    Russia and Turkey will lift mutual trade restrictions, including those on the supply of grain. However, the Russian embargo on Turkish tomatoes will remain in force. During talks in Sochi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Erdogan agreed to lift almost the restrictions on bilateral trade between the two countries,...

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    Sudan bans Egyptian fruit, vegetables and fish

    Sudan has suspended imports of fruit, vegetables and fish from neighboring Egypt as of Sept. 20 on safety grounds, the Sudanese trade ministry said without elaborating. Sudan’s move came less than a week after Russia said it would suspend fruit and vegetable imports from Egypt, a move that appeared to be a response...

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    Forget the sanctions: Russia aims for exporting fruit and vegetables

    Thanks to unprecedented state support for agricultural projects and the ban on imports of fresh food from...

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    A dangerous effect from Russian sanctions: Apple pests

    Aftershocks of sanctions on Russia for annexing Crimea have some local officials worried they might soon have...

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    American retailers and consumers waste one-third of all foodstuffs

    Here’s a shocking statistic: According to a recent report in the Guardian, new research suggests American retailers...

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    EU reconfirms economic sanctions on Russia

    The EU reconfirmed the extension of economic sanctions on Russia until the 31st of January 2017. This...

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    The new Fruit World Print Edition is coming

    First-hand journalism instead of ‘copy-paste’ is the philosophy of the Fruit World International, the oldest independent global...

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    Citrus greening will hit orange yield in 2016

    The global orange market is in crisis, with the average annual growth rates over the last 2...

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