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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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Romania, the country with the cheapest arable land in EU

Romania, the country with the cheapest arable land in EU

On average, the Netherlands recorded the most expensive purchase price of one hectare of arable land in the EU in 2016 (EUR 63,000), while the cheapest price was in Romania, with a hectare costing an average EUR 1,958 in 2016. ...

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A failed transaction on the Romanian land market. FirstFarms and AP Pension stopped the negotiations

A failed transaction on the Romanian land market. FirstFarms and AP Pension stopped the negotiations

FirstFarms, a company owned by Danish investors with land plots in Romania, Slovakia and Hungary, has interrupted the partnership with AP Pension, an occupational pension company in Denmark, which would have led to massive investments in the arable land market ...

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Over 1,000 tons of Romanian wool sent to export

Over 1,000 tons of Romanian wool sent to export

Over 1,500 tons of wool was collected since the sheep shearing season began in Sibiu and Constanta counties, following the wool trade support program, a press release of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR) informs. Of these, 1,100 ...

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