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Two new state secretaries named at Agriculture Ministry

Agriculture January 12, 2017 12:32 0 comments

PM Sorin Grindeanu appointed two new state secretaries at the Agriculture Ministry and Rural development, Daniel Botanoiu and Alexandru-Danut Potor, decisions published yesterday on the Official Gazette. Botanoiu is taking again the role that he…more »

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Carlsberg Rebrew: Bucharest gets a taste of beer history

Agriculture January 02, 2017 21:12 0 comments

Three years ago, after the serendipitous discovery of a 133-year-old beer, Carlsberg researchers started the process of recreating the historic brew. Combining the world's first pure yeast, and an ancient variety of barley, Carlsberg Head…more »

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Egypt has bought 60,000 tonnes of wheat from Romania

Agriculture December 22, 2016 10:04 0 comments

Egypt has bought on Tuesday 60,000 tonnes of wheat from Romania, Russia and Argentina, within a tender organized by the General Authority for  Procurement (GASC) from Egypt, the entity for strategic wheat acquisitions for Egypt,…more »

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Romania maintains the trade deficit for agri-food goods after Q3

Agriculture December 19, 2016 10:37 0 comments

Romania maintains the trade deficit for agri-food goods after the first three quarters of this year, with exports increasing only by 2.7 percent compared with the same period of 2015, up to EUR 4.32 billion,…more »

"Christmas Romania"

Christmas special | Bucharest shopping guide: Unusual homeware

Agriculture December 14, 2016 15:17 0 comments BR Exclusive

Less then two weeks until Christmas and the lights are on, the parties have started and it’s a bit bone-achingly cold. The most wonderful period of the year has arrived in Bucharest, when most central…more »

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Minister Irimescu: Romanian farmland costs EUR 2,000 to EUR 10,000 per hectare

Agriculture December 13, 2016 11:11 0 comments

The minister of agriculture, Achim Irimescu, suggested that Romania should promote the commercial farming sector, with young people that would manage up to 200 hectares of farmland each. “With the current subsidies and a good…more »

EU agriculture

Romania’s agricultural output covers 4 percent of EU production in 2015

Agriculture November 28, 2016 14:04 0 comments

The agricultural output of Romania was worth EUR 15.5 billion in 2015, which is 4 percent of the total production in the European Union, according to Eurostat, the statistics office of the EU. The total…more »

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Deficit close to EUR 500 mln in the agri-food products trade on seven months in Romania

Agriculture November 11, 2016 16:20 0 comments

The Romanian deficit in the agri-food products trade reached EUR 498.4 million in the first seven months of the year, a growth of over seven times compared with the same level of 2015, according to…more »

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Major legal change proposal: Romania could limit farmland acquisitions to 150ha for individuals and 1,500ha for companies

Agriculture November 02, 2016 10:23 0 comments

Individuals will be able to buy up to 150 ha of farmland and companies no more than 1,500 ha should a draft bill the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR) is presently working on…more »

EU agriculture

Romania among the EU members with the highest drop in agriculture, forestry and fishing share in economy between 1995-2015

Agriculture October 28, 2016 11:37 0 comments

The "Agriculture, forestry and fishing" share in the economy decreased between 1995 and 2015 in every EU Member State, with the largest reductions in Romania (from 19.2 percent to 4.8 percent, or– 14.4 pp), Bulgaria…more »