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| Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update 21 | Agricultural Situation, Agriculture in the News | Moscow | Russian Federation | 11/21/2014
Valentin Valenik Appointed Head of the Federal Forestry Service . . . Russian Winter Grains Sown . . . Russia Plans to Import Fish from Iran and South African Republic . . . Reallocation of 2014 Federal Agricultural Subsidies . . . VPSS Clarified its Temporary Phytosanitary Bans . . . Russia Acceded to the International Fund for Agricultural Development . . . Russia’s 2014 Grain Exports Surpass 2013 Exports . . . VPSS Ban on Georgian Dry Fruit and Herb Imports Lifted . . . Russian Imports o...
Russian Agricultural Policy and Situation Bi-Weekly Update 21_Moscow_Russian Federation_11-19-2014
| First H5N8 outbreak in Europe | Poultry and Products | Berlin | Germany | 11/21/2014
Germany has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) of the subtype H5N8 in fattening turkeys in North East Germany (Mecklenburg Western Pomerania) on Nov, 5 2014. The veterinary authorities placed the infected holding immediately under restrictions.
First H5N8 outbreak in Europe_Berlin_Germany_11-19-2014
| German Industry Leaders Impressed by U.S. Sustainability Efforts | Retail Foods, Export Promotion Programs, Dairy and Products, Oilseeds and Products, Fishery Products | Berlin | Germany | 11/21/2014
FAS Berlin hosted a roundtable discussion on sustainability of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries with participants from both sides of the Atlantic at the U.S. Embassy Berlin on October 30, 2014. Members of the U.S. Sustainability Alliance and representatives from German agriculture and food industry shared with one another what sustainability means in their respective fields. German participants were impressed by what U.S. agriculture is already doing and demonstrated a strong interest to ...
German Industry Leaders Impressed by U.S. Sustainability Efforts_Berlin_Germany_11-6-2014
| Newcastle Disease Outbreak in Romania | Poultry and Products, Pest/Disease Occurrences | Bucharest | Romania | 11/21/2014
At the beginning of November 2014, a Newcastle Disease outbreak was confirmed on a Romanian poultry farm. Following laboratory confirmation, the Romanian Veterinary Authority applied disease control measures. The source of infection is currently unknown.
Newcastle Disease Outbreak in Romania _Bucharest_Romania_11-21-2014
| Annual 2014 | Retail Foods | Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia | 11/21/2014
Boosted by solid economic performance, and robust domestic demand, Malaysia’s retail sector is forecast to grow six percent annually. U.S. Fresh fruit, fresh and frozen potatoes, dairy products, snack foods (including nuts), prepared grocery products, and pet food have great prospects.
Retail Foods_Kuala Lumpur_Malaysia_11-19-2014
| Caribbean Basin Exporter Guide | Exporter Guide | Miami ATO | Caribbean Basin | 11/21/2014
Over the past 11 years (2004-2013) U.S. exports to the Caribbean Island Basin of consumer-oriented products and fish products have averaged over 10 percent annual growth. In 2014, such product exports are on target to exceed $1 billion, setting a new record in the process. With little agricultural production of their own, Caribbean island nations rely heavily on imported food products, particularly from the United States. This report aims to provide U.S. suppliers general information on oppor...
Exporter Guide_Miami ATO_Caribbean Basin_11-18-2014
| Cotton | November 2014 Cotton and Products Update | Cotton and Products | Ankara | Turkey | 11/21/2014
The marketing year MY 2014 Turkish cotton crop is now projected at 430,000 hectares and 700,000 metric tons (MT) (3.2 million bales). While the production is higher, excessive rains during the picking season affected quality adversely in some parts of the GAP region where the majority of local cotton is grown. Domestic cotton consumption increased to 1.38 million metric tons (MMT) (6.33 million bales) in MY 2013 due to an increase in demand from textile and garment exports. Total cotton impo...
Cotton and Products Update_Ankara_Turkey_11-18-2014