17/09/2014 17:09
The project for new aid in favour of fruit and vegetables producers hit by the Russian ban was introduced to the EU Executive and to exportes of the sector of member States yesterday in Bruxelles. ... Read More
17/09/2014 17:04
Valencia’s citrus production is set to dip slightly in 2014/15 according to the latest estimates from producer union Ava-Asaja. While easy peeler output is expected to fall by 11.5%, this will be partially offset by a projected 5% increase in orange volumes. ... Read More
17/09/2014 17:00
According to Fruit-Inform, lemon prices have already tripled in the Russian market compared with the same period of the previous season. Such a sharp increase in prices is connected with lower production in Argentina and South Africa due to unfavourable weather conditions. ... Read More
17/09/2014 16:55
iran wants to take advantage of the opportunity offered by the Russian embargo against European fruit and vegetables. ... Read More

MORE NEWS

Russia’s embargo on some western food represents a huge opportunity for Moroccan exporters, said Vyacheslav Khrulev, the Head of the Russian Economic Mission to Morocco. ... Read More
Turkish fruit and vegetables exports increase by 50% in August. Despite the problems of the country, Turkey managed to export more vegetables. ... Read More
The first edition of East Afripack opened the doors on September 9th, at Nairobi’s Kenyatta Center. The show is entirely dedicated to Sub-Saharan East Africa’s emerging economies. ... Read More
Spanish producers of melon and watermelon are suffering the direct and indirect consequences of the Russian veto on European fruits and vegetables. ... Read More


LETTER OF THE WEEK
2012 HAS WORSEN THE PROBLEMS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
Publication date: 2013-01-18
The long process of transition that followed the protests of Tahrir square and the fall of Mubarak, had a very negative impact on Egyptian economy in 2012 and nothing or little can be seen in these first weeks of 2013 that gives hope to a future of growth, political stability and to the return of tourism to its pre-revolution levels. The economic scenario in Tunisia seems fragile, with a 2012 that marked a +3% of the GNP compared to an economically disastrous 2011 (the year of the jasmine revolution). The situation of post-Gheddafi Libya is hard to define but its however still chaotic while in Syria the tragedy of a bloody civil war that seems neverending and continues to show its effects, destroying the economy of the Country. In the ... read more
Sentence of the Week

“On young people we need to invest more and better. We know very well how difficult the current situation is, but we shouldn’t forget that even in famine periods farmers cuts everything is possible, but not the seed. Young people represent the seed that we must preserve.”

(Cosimo Lacirignola, head of MAI-Bari)


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