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According to the latest information, during first 4 months of this year Belorussia managed to increase volumes of potatoes exported to other countries.

Kazakhstan has decided to reduce food imports significantly by 2020. The Minister of Agriculture has announced that the government had decided to reduce food imports. Considering the volume too high thus the imports of dairy products representing 13% of total imports of the country, sweets 18% and fruits and vegetables 6%.

This month, Chinese investors resumed negotiations over the construction and development of a deepwater port in Crimea, as reported in the publication Izvestia quoting the Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea Rustam Temirgaliev.

In Astana today a historic document was signed between the countries of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan on the formation of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), as reported by ITAR-TASS.

As a result of doubling of quotas for Moldavian-grown fruit and vegetables to countries of the European Union (EU), exporters will be able to ship up to 40,000 tons of apples, up to 2 tons of tomatoes and up to 10,000 tons of plums and grapes.

Georgia's Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said during a public speech that due to government effort that this month fruit and vegetable export was reestablished to Russia, and after an agreement for Georgia's membership with the European Union (EU), it could receive a greater benefit from supplies to other countries.

Bulgaria and Azerbaijan agreed on the conditions of a memorandum for collaboration in the agricultural sphere, as reported by Bulgarian mass media quoting a press release of the country's Ministry of Agriculture.

From January through April this year, Azerbaijan suppliers exported fruit and vegetables amounting to $33. 2 million, according to a report published online by 1NEWS.AZ.

Minister of Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission Andrei Slepnev in an interview with RG announced that Armenia's accession to the Customs Union, which includes the countries of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, could take place as early as this year.

This year Uzbekistan has set aside 3,000 hectares for new fruit orchards, including 9,900 hectares of vineyards and 5,900 hectares for intensive horticulture, according to the internet portal 2news.uz.

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