Consolidation of FMCG players continues all over Russia. Large federal retailers squeeze local companies. As a result, there won’t be soon any diversity on the market, and it is a pity.

France’s fruit markets face very different conditions as we move into spring.

One upshot of the recently signed trade agreements between Chile and Indonesian should be a massive influx of Chilean fruit onto the supermarkets shelves of the world’s fourth most populous country

In a bid to reduce the country’s trade deficit, Algeria has announced a ban on imports of 900 products, according to the Algerian Ministry of Commerce.

Exports from New Zealand’s agricultural sector are strong and expected to grow by 8.5% in 2018, to NZ$41.4 billion, marking the largest annual increase since 2014.

Mexico’s grapefruit exports for 2017/18 are expected to rise to 20,000 tons due to higher demand. Europe’s demand is stronger and offers better prices than the US market.

Following protracted negotiations, the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement is starting to make progress.

Although most fresh cherries sold in the US are produced domestically market, average imports between 2010 and 2016 reached 14.8 million kg, up from the 2000-09 average of 10.4 million kg.

Agriculture and rural development Commissioner Phil Hogan will continue his series of diplomatic offensives on behalf of European food and drink products with visits to Saudi Arabia and Iran on 7-1

Nordic countries import €1.74 billion in vegetables and €2.77 billion in fruit

Over the last 3 years, volumes have increased by 8% for vegetables and 5% for fruit.

Sweden and Norway are the top importers for both the fruit and vegetable categories.


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