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Agriculture Minister requests the EU support for Romanian farmers affected by the African swine fever

Agriculture Minister sets up working group on food ‘double standards’

Agriculture Minister, Petre Daea, has requested in Brussels financial support for the Romanian farmers affected by the African swine fever and by the radical preventive measures that had to be made. “I found it necessary, esteemed colleagues, to inform you ...

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Competitition Council Oks Agricost takeover by Al Dahra

Competitition Council Oks Agricost takeover by Al Dahra

The Competition Council has Okayed the takeover of Agricost, Braila, Romania’s largest agricultural producer, by the Abu Dhabi-based Al Dahra group, owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The estimation of the takeover has been estimated by ZF in  ...

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Eurostat: Of the 10.3 million farms in the EU, two thirds are less than 5 ha in size. Romania has one third of the EU’s farms

Romania, second in constructions drop in Q3 2014 – Eurostat

A little over 171 million hectares of land in the European Union (EU) were used for agricultural production in 2016 – about 40% of the EU’s total land area. This supported about 10.3 million farms and farm managers. Although numerous, ...

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Isarescu’s wine company had sales of RON 3.3m in 2017

Isarescu’s wine company had sales of RON 3.3m in 2017

The results of Măr SRL Drăgășani, the wine company owned by BNR Governor, Mugur Isarescu, have been published by the Finance Ministry’s website. Măr SRL Drăgășani had a turnover of RON 3.3 million, up against 2016, capital.ro reports. The profit ...

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Romania imported meat products of EUR 125 M in the first two months

Romania imported meat products of EUR 125 M in the first two months

Romania imported meat and meat products worth EUR 124.8 million in the first two months of 2018, up by almost 27 percent, National Institute of Statistics (INS). Meanwhile, the meat exports were almost two times lower than imports and amounted ...

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Romania’s deficit in agri-food trade, up by 53 pc in 2017 yoy

Romania, still on deficit in agri foodstuffs trade

Last year, Romania registered deficit in the agri-food trade of EUR 853.9 million, up by 53 percent against 2016 – EUR 557.4 million, according to figures provided by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR). ”Romania recorded a 4.6 ...

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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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