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.
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.