Russia harvested 16.7 million tons of grain

According to the Agriculture Ministry, grain threshed in Russia with 11.2% of the area, the collection reached 16.7 million tons, half (8.4 million tons) more index on the same date last year. Threshed 5.1 million hectares — is 1.9 million hectares more last year's level. Average yield of 32.7 t / ha, more 25.9 kg / ha in 2012. Including harvested 12.9 million tons of wheat (5.5 million tonnes more 2012), with 15.7% of the area, its yield — 33.0 c / ha, more 26.1 kg / ha in the previous year. Barley threshed from 5.1% of the area

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Russia will be able to export maize and rice

According to the president of the Russian Grain Union (RGU) Arcadia Zlochevskiy, this year Russia may resume exports of corn.

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He predicts that this year Russia will gather 5,8-6 million tons of corn, with domestic consumption of 3.5 million tons.

"Significant excess will be in corn, and it's not bad. We already had a season when we exported corn, and the corn market in the world this season looks quite strong, confident. A good environment is corn, and it has support prices for wheat, "- said Zlochevskiy during yesterday's press conference.

Rice crop

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Russia from November to January, 41 private investment project for 6.93 billion dollars

From November 2011 to January 2012, the Russian claimed in, or started running 41 private investment projects totaling $ 6.93 billion dollars. In this fallen heavily in the second half of 2011, before the election investaktivnost private business Rosstat even noticed — so active state company.

A few years ago, there can be no doubt of who prevails in the Russian economy — private businesses or state agencies, the present situation, in our view, no alternative. It is state-owned companies determine the economic agenda of the country, at least in the plane of real investment.

Not so long

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Russian leaders are eager to get into the export of grain and is ready to invest $ 574 million in new port terminals

Russia may become world's second largest exporter of wheat after over the next four years to increase port capacity by 67% writes agency Bloomberg.

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The government and private companies are ready to invest 574 million U.S. dollars in the development of existing and construction of new grain terminal at the Black Sea and Baltic Sea, and in the river ports.

The representative of Aston in Lausanne (Switzerland) said that "Russia could easily become the number one exporter of wheat in the world." Experts' Service Bloomberg calculated that if all of the investment plans for the development

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Russia cancels unsustainable agreement on the transit of Azeri oil

Were 17 years of the contract, provided to Azerbaijan favorable conditions for the transit of oil through Russian territory, broken. The Russian government has taken this decision because of the extreme loss of the agreement. Now finally be covered by market prices, but it is likely, and the fact that Azerbaijan does abandon the project.

Russia breaks the agreement with Azerbaijan on the transit of Azeri oil through Russian territory, which has been operating for 17 years. Such an order on May 5 signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The document was published

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Slovenia suffered huge losses due to drought, the European

Slovenia suffered huge losses due to drought, the European Facts

Small European states drought summer of 2012 has cost quite a round sum, estimated by experts from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to 128 million euros. Sadly, most from the lack of moisture and dry weather affected areas traditionally considered the granary of Slovenia.

One of them was the most eastern region of the country Pomurje, which in the summer is not going to count 21 million after losing much of his corn crop killed in the parched fields. Western region of Primorsko entitled hurt even more.

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Russian grain rooted: exports in 2011 will exceed 20 million tons

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Yesterday at the White House for the first time officially recorded that all the predictions of good harvest of grain is completely true, the Russian wheat exports at times exceeded exports its main competitor, the Ukraine, and returned to pre-crisis level of 2009 — more than 20 million tons. Simultaneously with the harvest in the government stated the return of the old structural problems of the market: high rail fare, grain shortages, restrictions on port facilities. The problems are encouraged to address temporary benefits to agricultural producers in Siberia and the Urals.

As reported yesterday, First

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In Scotland, built the largest wind farm

In Scotland, built the largest wind farm Facts

The project will be located at the northern coast of Scotland near Keytnesa and will provide about 40% of the required electricity for the region. The cost of the complex, which will contain 339 turbines in the area of 300 km2, will be £ 4,5 billion so new farm will be 50% more powerful than its counterpart in Kent, being the first among the farms built in the deep waters of the licensing of the "third circle" .

The total generating capacity of 1.5 gigawatts farm. The funny thing is

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In the case of the Defense Ministry seized 700 million rubles

Since the beginning of the investigation into the fraud in the performance of the state contract with the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation seized about 700 million rubles. In the current work takes time to document the atrocities of organized groups involved in the theft of money.

According to ITAR-TASS disk imaging, set deposit box, in which attackers were stored documents and stolen 5 million 690 thousand rubles. It is decorated in the name of national Kiselev — nephew of director general of JSC "Security and Communication" Alexander El'kina.

In the wake of corruption scandals in a number

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Russia won the right to supply poultry to the EU

The European Commission has assessed the Russian state system of quality control and production safety of poultry products to companies planning to export products to the EU, said Tuesday Rosselhoznadzor.

"The test results showed that the competent veterinary authorities of Russia perform the services they provide guarantees in respect of the execution of the rules of European Union exports to its territory of poultry and poultry products," — said in a statement that results in the "Interfax".

Rosselhoznadzor over the past few years, is working hard to create a system of quality control and production safety

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