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World orange crop slumps

World orange crop slumps

Published on Feb 05th, 2020

 

The world’s total orange production for the 2019/20 season is projected to drop 11% to 47.5 million tons due to unfavourable growing conditions in Brazil, Egypt, the European Union, and Morocco, according to USDA data.  As a result, consumption, fruit for processing, and fresh exports are also expected to plummet.

Updates from the Russian Federation

Updates from the Russian Federation

Published on Oct 17th, 2016

Our latest news briefs from around Russia.

 

Russia removing ban on Turkish products

Thanks to the withdrawal of Russia’s embargo on specific products, Turkish producers will be able to partially regain their former volume of exports to Russia.

For the time being, the decision concerns stone and citrus fruit only, but the embargo on other goods will gradually be lifted between now and the end of 2017.

Russia bans imports of Egyptian fruit and veg

Russia bans imports of Egyptian fruit and veg

Published on Sep 20th, 2016

Due to continuous deliveries of food considered unsafe from a phytosanitary point of view, the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, the Rosselkhoznadzor, has imposed a provisional embargo on Egyptian horticultural products as of September 22, according to a press release issued by it.

The embargo will end after Egyptian authorities have taken efficient measures to ensure the phytosanitary safety of the goods it supplies to Russia, it says.

Marco - Rostom Group: Egypt’s biggest importer and exporter

Marco - Rostom Group: Egypt’s biggest importer and exporter

Published on Jun 17th, 2016

The Rostom family business was established in 1887. In 1985, Mohamed Rostom established Marco for imports and exports as one of the Rostom Group’s companies.

It exports agricultural products from Egypt and imports fresh fruit, died fruits, nuts, spices, pulses and foodstuffs from Europe, Arabic countries, Africa and the Americas.

Egypt showcases its export capacity at Fruit Logistica 2016

Egypt showcases its export capacity at Fruit Logistica 2016

Published on Feb 10th, 2016

More than 90 Egyptian companies supported the Egyptian Agriculture Export Council by exhibiting under its banner at Fruit Logistica 2016, covering a total exhibition area of more than 1,700 m2.

The official Partner Country for Fruit Logistica 2016, Egypt held more than 700 business meetings during the trade show as the country gears up to expand its agricultural exports beyond its current loyal partners. “We have put our trust in this show since 1999 and this year we’ve broken all participation records,” said Egyptian Agriculture Export Council chairman Ali Eissa.

Rush of investment in Egypt's retail sector

Rush of investment in Egypt's retail sector

Published on Feb 01st, 2016

The shopping habits of Egyptian consumers are increasingly shifting towards the modern retail sector, resulting in a significant surge of investment in this sector, reports the USDA.

In its report 'Nile Nuggets for January 2016', it says the Al-Bustan Real Estate Development Company will invest LE (Egyptian pounds) 3 billion to build four new “HyperOne” branches in New Cairo, Shorouk City, Badr City and Assiut.

Egypt develops GM tomato varieties resistant to leaf curl

Egypt, Fruit Logistica 2016 partner country, set for export growth

Egypt, Fruit Logistica 2016 partner country, set for export growth

Published on Dec 01st, 2015

The Egyptian export sector will be out in force at Fruit Logistica 2016 with 89 exporters exhibiting, up from 76 this year.

Egypt is the partner country for the event, a leading international trade fair for fresh produce marketing, which takes place February 3-5 in Berlin. The country’s pavilion in hall 2.1 will host the official Fruit Logistica opening on February 3.

Turkey is Russia’s largest partner

Turkey is Russia’s largest partner

Published on Oct 14th, 2015

About 1.13 billion tons of vegetables and 676 million tons of fresh fruit are produced per annum in the world. According to data from BAIB (West Mediterranean Exporters Union of Turkey), world fresh exports in 2014 reached US $110 billion with the largest share from bananas (9.1%), tomatoes (8%), table grapes (7.3 %) and apples (6.8%).

Egypt the Fruit Logistica 2016 partner country

Egypt the Fruit Logistica 2016 partner country

Published on Jun 10th, 2015

Egypt has been named as the official partner country for Fruit Logistica 2016, taking place February 3-5 in Berlin.

Event organisers said in a press release that the North African country will focus on demonstrating its potential and presenting its high-quality products to win over trade visitors.

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