Kuwait wants to import vegetable and dairy products from Romania

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Romania expressed its interest in exporting sheep in Kuwait and in turn, the Arab state wants to import agrifood products from Romanian partners to meet consumer demands, namely vegetable and dairy products, a press release of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR) informs on Friday.

At the same time, the two sides want to cooperate in cattle farming and aquaculture.

These plans come after a delegation from Kuwait, led by Minister for Public Works, Agriculture and the Relations with Parliament of the Kuwait Kingdom, Ali Saleh Al Omair is paying an official visit in Romania until August 27 to prospect and to get informed on the agricultural sector, but also to find investment opportunities.

“From the previous discussions and meetings it showed the interest of Kuwaiti companies for the Romanian business environment in the context of relations between the two countries and to develop trade relations in foodstuffs, especially for increasing Romanian exports to Kuwait. (… )” the release reads.

Also, MADR announced that Romania proposed the delegation of Kuwait to visits some production – processing dairy facilities, fruits and vegetables processing units, sturgeon farms and cattle units that are located in the counties of Constanta, Braila, Buzau, Botosani and Suceava.

In this context, Kuwaiti official announced that a nursery similar to the Romanian sturgeon farm in Calarasi (southeast of Bucharest), aimed at the egg production, will be built in the country he represents.

The sturgeon farm will be erected in Kuwait with support of the Romanian entrepreneurs who have one such farm in Calarasi, at Dichiseni, added the minister.

This week Romania was visited by several important ministers from Jordan, Kuwait and Qatar, such as the Agriculture minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Prof. Dr. Rida A. Shibli, in August 21 – 24  2016, the minister of Public Works, Agriculture and the Relations with Parliament of the Kuwait Kingdom, Ali Saleh Al Omair, and a delegation of businessmen from Qatar.

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