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Tuesday, 02.09.2014, 14:35
The total consolidated revenue of Agrowill Group, AB for the six months of 2014 was LTL 41.891 million (EUR 12.132 million). For the six months of 2013 the total consolidated revenue of Agrowill Group, AB was LTL 18.618 million (EUR 5.262 million), reported LETA/ELTA the company.
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According to the State Food and Veterinary service, a new, already sixth, case of African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed in a village in Ignalina District, Naujasis Daugeliskis Parish in Lithuania, reports LETA/ELTA.
On Saturday, the decision of the European Commission expanding the buffer zone for prevention of African swine fever on the Estonian southern border entered into force, writes LETA/Äripäev.ee.
Estonian Minister of Agriculture Ivari Padar said that the Russian food imports ban has hit the producers of milk and pork and the fisheries industry the hardest, writes LETA/National Broadcasting.
Latvia can hope for support for farmers from the European Union, nevertheless, it will not cover the entire damage caused by Russia's embargo, the head of the European Commission Representation in Latvia, Inna Steinbuka said in an interview with LNT television this morning, cites LETA.
Despite the changeable weather this year, this season's grain harvest could reach 1.916 million tons, which is 11% more than the average harvest for the past five years, the Agriculture Ministry's spokeswoman Rigonda Krievina informed the business portal Nozare.lv, reports LETA.
Although Latvian Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs (Greens and Farmers' Union) originally indicated that the dairy industry would receive EUR 13.9 million in compensation to reduce the impact caused by Russia's food embargo, the government decided yesterday to only allot EUR 6 million, reports LETA/Nozare.lv.