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 Georgia closes border for Russian wheat exports to Armenia

Georgia closes border for Russian wheat exports to Armenia

Starting from September 1, Georgia has introduced a ban on import of Russian wheat to Armenia by overland routes, according to the Armenian newspaper Zhamanak. "Importing companies were already warned that they will no longer be …

Pashinyan decides to drain Lake Sevan (VIDEO)

Pashinyan decides to drain Lake Sevan (VIDEO)

The Armenian government approved the draft on making additions to the law on approving the programs toward the restoration, preservation, reproduction, and use of the ecosystem of Lake Sevan. "There were very heated discussions, …

Azerbaijani tomatoes hold top spot in Russia's ranking

Azerbaijani tomatoes hold top spot in Russia's ranking

Despite the fact that Russia allow imports of tomatoes from all Turkish producers from May 1, removing restrictions, Turkish vegetables have not been able to win back their leading positions: in the first five months of this year Turkey supplied …

Armenian authorities to subsidize economy in regions

Armenian authorities to subsidize economy in regions

At the suggestion of the Minister of Territorial Administration and Development, the Armenian regions will receive 10 billion drams ($ 20.7 million) as subsidies for the development of the regional economy, " Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan …

Azerbaijani hazelnut producers to visit Switzerland

Azerbaijani hazelnut producers to visit Switzerland

The expert mission will visit Switzerland on June 25-29 to promote the "Made in Azerbaijan" brand , Azerbaijan's Ministry of Economy said. The mission includes 12 Azerbaijani companies working in the …

Pashinyan comments on Armenian-Russian relations

Pashinyan comments on Armenian-Russian relations

Armenian-Russian relations are developing faster than many could expect, Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said, commenting his recent trip to Moscow. According to the PM, there are no problems in …

US helps Georgia to combat stink bug infestation

US helps Georgia to combat stink bug infestation

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) helped Georgia combat the country’s stink bug infestation problem by handing over 17 tractors to the Georgian National Food Agency in Abasha, in Georgia’s Samegrelo …

Pashinyan proposes granting credit amnesty to farmers

Pashinyan proposes granting credit amnesty to farmers

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan asked the head of the republic's Central Bank Artur Javadyan to look into the possibility of granting credit amnesty to farmers. "As a matter of fact, we …

Azerbaijan taking part in SIAL CHINA 2018

Azerbaijan taking part in SIAL CHINA 2018

Azerbaijan is taking part in the SIAL CHINA 2018, Asia's Largest Food Innovation Exhibition, to be held in Shanghai, China, on May 16-18, the Azerbaijani Economy Ministry said in a message. Seventeen Azerbaijani companies will …

Day of Azerbaijani Culture held in SCO headquarters

Day of Azerbaijani Culture held in SCO headquarters

The Day of Azerbaijani Culture was held at the headquarters of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Beijing yesterday. A group of artists from Azerbaijan staged various performances to mark the "Day of Culture" in …

Ingushetia to cooperate with Kazakhstan in agricultural sphere

Ingushetia to cooperate with Kazakhstan in agricultural sphere

The Trade Houses of Ingushetia and Kazakhstan signed a memorandum on cooperation, which envisages the implementation of joint projects in the field of agriculture. The agreement was signed by the chairman of the board of directors of …

 Azerbaijan becomes main tomato supplier to Russia

Azerbaijan becomes main tomato supplier to Russia

Azerbaijan was a leader in tomato export to Russia in 2017, Russian Federal Customs Committee said. Azerbaijan increased its export volume by 50% to 151,000 tons ($151 million). Azerbaijan’s share in Russian tomato import …

Turkey widens free trade agreement with Georgia

Turkey widens free trade agreement with Georgia

Georgia and Turkey have agreed to widen an existing free trade agreement, so Georgian producers will soon be able to increase export volume to Turkey by 20%. The final round of negotiations was held Ankara, where delegations of …