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Eurostat: Romania, among the main pumpkins producers in the EU

Pumpkins are particularly popular at this time of the year, whether it is for cooking tasty meals or carving out faces to make spooky lanterns. In 2017 about 24 000 hectares across the European Union (EU) were devoted to cultivating ...

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100% Romanian tractor launched by IRUM Reghin

IRUM Reghin has launched the first 100% Romanian tractor, designed and built by the engineers of the company, in the year of the Union’s Centennial and 15 years after the closing down of the production of Romanian tractors. The first ...

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KeysFin: Best agricultural year in history for Romania, due to major investments

Romania has the best agricultural year in history, with record production of wheat and maize, which lead the agricultural turnover to almost EUR 8 billion, a KeysFin analysis released on Tuesday reads. The figures from Agriculture Ministry read that the ...

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Romania will become in 2018 the largest maize producer in Europe

Romania will surpass France this year, from the point of view of maize production, which makes the French newspaper ‘Le Monde’ writes about a market vampirization. Romania would harvest this year between 14.5 and 15 million tons of maize, compared ...

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RON 78bn – value of agricultural production in 2017

The value of agricultural production in 2017 was of RON 78.494 billion (approx.. EUR 17 billion), the largest share being registered in the South-Muntenia development region, the National Statistics Institute (INS) informs on Monday. The agricultural production index in 2017 ...

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Eurostat: Sales of pesticides in the EU in 2016 – Spain, France, Italy, Germany and Romania top the rankings

Statistics on the sale of pesticides are used as an indicator of pesticide consumption in agriculture. Among the 20 European Union (EU) Member States for which complete data are available, Spain, France, Italy and Germany accounted for a large majority ...

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Foreign company ready to invest USD 500m in Romanian agriculture

Al Dahra, a company under the control of the Emir of Abu Dhabi, has paid this summer about EUR 250 million to the Romanian entrepreneur Constantin Dulute to buy the Agricost company to take over the concession of the Braila ...

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EIF gives over EUR 150 M funds for Romanian farmers via four banks

The European Investment Fund (EIF) has selected four Romanian banks under the first agricultural mandate in Romania, to provide new financing for local farmers across the country. The four Romanian banks – Banca Comerciala Romana, ProCredit Bank, Raiffeisen Bank and ...

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African swine fever: EU Commissioner for Agriculture announces financial aid to help Romanian farmers

Phil Hogan, the European Commissioner for Agriculture has met PM Dancila at Victoria Palace in Bucharest on Thursday, stating that the detection system of the African swine fever is working well, while announcing financial actions to help Romanian farmers cope ...

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