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16 September 2020

Top 10 Russia’s raw milk producers 2020

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A recent ranking prepared by Milknews in cooperation with Russia's National Alliance of Milk Producers and Streda Consulting, discloses Russia’s largest raw milk producers in terms of output in 2019. Top 10 companies from the list produced almost 2 million tonnes of milk in total. The ranking is headed by EkoNiva, which produced 758,000 tonnes of...

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21 September 2020

Rusagro, Cherkizovo, and Miratorg among Russia’s 100 largest companies in 2020

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The latest ranking prepared by Forbes.ru shows Russia’s 200 wealthiest private companies based on their revenue in 2019. Russian agroholdings are also on the list, and three of them are among 100 richest companies. 

In particular, Rusagro (643,000 hectares of farmland under operation) was ranked No. 81 this year with revenue of $1.81 billion in...

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18 September 2020

Belarus: agroholding associated with President Lukashenka is country’s largest milk producer

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Agroindustrial holding of the property management directorate of the President of Belarus reports to have produced 137,000 tonnes of raw milk in 2019 which is the best result among Belarusian raw milk producers. With the annual output of 6,000 kg per cow, the company became also the most efficient milk producer countrywide. The holding operates 10...

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15 September 2020

Nibulon to export wheat to Jordan

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Nibulon, a Ukraine-based agroholding, is going to ship 60,000 tonnes of wheat to Jordan in late October 2020. Jordan has purchased Ukrainian wheat at the price of $256.6 per tonne C&F. In FY 2019/2020, Nibulon exported 5 million tonnes of crops, mainly to Indonesia, Egypt, Bangladesh, and Yemen. Nibulon operates 82,500 hectares of farmland and owns...

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03 September 2020

Astarta-Kyiv to get $10 million in loan from EBRD

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Astarta-Kyiv, Ukraine’s leading sugar producer, will receive a $10 million loan from European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Funding will be issued in addition to the first tranche of $20 million received back in 2018. Astarta will use the funds for financing its working capital. In H1 2020, the company posted net profit of $8.7...

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