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Romania imported over 88,300 tons of flowers in 2016

Romania imported over 88,300 tons of flowers in 2016

From one year to another, Romania registers record after record in terms of the import of flowers. According to Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR), only in 2016 Romania brought from foreign markets 88,325 tons of flowers, while exports ...

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EBRD grants EUR 10 M to Agricover Credit IFN

EIB loan of EUR 15 M to support SMEs projects in Romanian agriculture

  The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a Romanian lei equivalent of EUR 10 million to Agricover Credit IFN, a firm that finances the agricultural sector in Romania, a press release informs. The funds will allow ...

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Kaufland’s Romanian Shelf is expanding; Minister Daea does not give up the ’51 pc local products’ law

Kaufland’s Romanian Shelf is expanding; Minister Daea does not give up the ’51 pc local products’ law

Launched in November 2017 as the first national 100 percent Romanian pork program, Kaufland’s Romanian Shelf is expanding. As of today, the Romanian Shelf is available in Kaufland stores in Bucharest (Barbu Vacarescu and Basarab) and it will be present ...

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1,100 tons of potatoes from Egypt, contaminated with a dangerous bacterium, banned in stores in Romania

1,100 tons of potatoes from Egypt, contaminated with a dangerous bacterium, banned in stores in Romania

The phytosanitary inspectors have detected 1,100 tons of potatoes imported from Egypt, and have banned the sell in the country via the port of Constanta, because they are contaminated with Ralstonia solanacearum and there is a risk of contamination of ...

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INS: Agricultural output grew for all crops in 2017, but dropped to fruits

INS: Agricultural output grew for all crops in 2017, but dropped to fruits

Agricultural crop production grew last year, compared to 2016, in cereals, legumes for grains, oily plants, sugar beet, potatoes and vegetables, according to data released on Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). However, the output has fallen by ...

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Competition Council starts investigation on the egg market

Romanian egg producers risk bankruptcy due to imports from Poland

The Competition Council (CC) has launched an investigation on the market for the production and marketing of eggs in Romania. The competition authority suspects the limitation of the eggs supply for consumption by the most important egg suppliers, with the ...

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Eurostat: Romania, third in the EU by number of sheep

Agriculture Ministry launches “Choose the Sheep!” campaign

Having about 9.8 million sheep in 2017, Romania ranks third in the European Union by sheep flocks, being overtaken only by the UK with 24.5 million heads and Spain with 15.9 million sheep, the figures released by Eurostat on Monday ...

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Deficit of about EUR 9 bn on the PNDR 2014-2020

Deficit of about EUR 9 bn on the PNDR 2014-2020

Romania has a deficit of about EUR 9 billion on the National Rural Development Programme (PNDR) 2014-2020, according to Adrian-Ionut Chesnoiu, General Director of the Romanian Agency for Financing Rural Investments (AFIR). He argues that there is “a very big ...

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