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Tuesday, 27.01.2015, 12:21
An increasing number of Estonian farmers are applying for a grace period in repayment of loans to banks, and the amount of payment defaults of agricultural companies has increased from 1.5 million to 2.3 million euros, LETA/Eesti Päevaleht writes.
Keyword tags: Agriculture, Estonia, Financial Services, Loan, Markets and Companies
In order to discuss cooperation in the agricultural sector, Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs (Greens/Farmers) met with the Tajikistani Ambassador to Latvia Kozidavlat Koimdodov, reports LETA.
The European Commission is not planning on allocating any additional funds for the dairy industry due to the losses caused by the Russian embargo, as there are different interpretations of what a crisis is, Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs said during the monthly Latvian Agricultural Organization Cooperation Council meeting on January 23rd, reports LETA.
Thursday, 22 January 2015, the Minister of Agriculture Janis Duklavs presented to the Committee for Fisheries (PECH) of the European Parliament the priorities of Latvia’s Presidency, reports the Ministry of Agriculture.
According to the data of the end of December 2014, EUR 2 billion or 90% financial support of the Rural Development Programme for 2007-2013 (RDP) were already paid to Lithuanian beneficiaries, informs LETA/ELTA.
So far in 2015, African swine fever has been established in 11 wild boars in Latvia, reports LETA, according to the Food and Veterinary Service.
On Tuesday, the People's Republic of China Deputy Minister for Agriculture Niu Dun visited Estonia and signed together with Estonian Minister of Agriculture Ivari Padar a cooperation agreement for the years 2015 and 2016, which also prescribes regular meetings, LETA/Postimees Online reports.