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African swine fever: New outbreak in Galati County. EC says no request for financial support received from Romania

A new outbreak of African swine fever has been confirmed in Galati County, in a locality where nearby 15 pigs were slaughtered late last week due to the disease. This time the outbreak is in a household. The outbreak has ...

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African swine fever: 140,000 pigs to be slaughtered at the largest breeding farm in Romania, huge damages in Braila County, unemployment to rise

About 140,000 pigs will be slaughtered, as of Monday, at a farm in Braila County, the largest pig breeding and raising farm in Romania, the second largest in Europe. The results of the test on the samples taken last week ...

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African swine fever confirmed by rapid tests in the largest farm in Romania. More than 35,000 pigs to be slaughtered

The African swine fever has reached one of the largest farms in Braila County. The virus was confirmed in the pig breeding complex in Tichileşti. More than 35,000 animals will be slaughtered. Representatives of the Sanitary Veterinary Directorate (ANSVSA) have ...

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African swine fever confirmed in 10 counties, more than 117,000 pigs slaughtered

The number of African swine fever outbreaks confirmed in Romania has reached 725, still active in 10 counties in north-western and south-eastern regions, in 156 localities, the National Sanitary-veterinary and Food Safety Authority (ANSVSA) has announced on Wednesday. Eight breeding ...

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

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

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

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

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 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

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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