The absorption rate of EU funds in the Romanian wine sector fell worryingly

Podgorie in Franta

The National Vineyard Growers and Wine Producers Association (PNVV) warns that the absorption rate of European funds in the domestic wine sector has fallen alarmingly, at about 10 percent today, from 100 percent in 2014, primarily due to the Romania’s ...

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Israel bans again the sheep and cattle imports from Romania

live animal shipments

Israeli Agriculture Ministry has decided a new halt to the transport of live lambs and calves from Romania slated for slaughter, the second time in three months, The Jerusalem Post informs. Israeli authorities discovered violations in a recent domestic live ...

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Romania has become EU’s main cereal exporter, KeysFin analysts show

Romanian agriculture

Romanian agriculture continues the sustained evolution, amid the significant investments of recent years. According to KeysFin study, the cereal production has doubled over the past seven years, from RON 8.34 billion in 2009 to RON 16.1 billion in 2015. At ...

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EC: State aid for pig farms notified by the Agriculture Ministry would violate European legislation


The European Commission has recommended the Romanian authorities to use other means to help the domestic pig farms, as the state aid programme notified by the Agriculture Ministry would violate the European legislation, sources from the EC have told hotnews.ro ...

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Egypt’s GASC bought another 120,000 tons of Romanian wheat

Romanian wheat

Egypt’s General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) bought Saturday some 120,000 tons of Romanian wheat for the shipment from July 10-20. Uncertainty over Egypt’s policy on allowable levels of the common grain fungus ergot in shipments may limit the number ...

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Romanians in the rural area earn 25 pc less than those in the urban area

rural area

The available incomes of the rural households are about 25 percent lower than those of the urban households, according to Romania’s Territorial Development Strategy recently adopted by the Government. In cities, the household incomes account for over 60 percent of ...

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