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Sunday, 24.05.2015, 05:54
Estonian fruit and vegetable processing industries' sales revenue l was 68 million euros in 2014, which is 4.8% more than in the previous year, Public Broadcasting cites the Ministry of Agriculture review of the sector.
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According to dairy farming data, Latvia's dairy produce, before the abolition of milk quotas in the European Union, amounted to 99.14% of the quota in 2014, as the Agricultural Data Center's Deputy Director Erna Galvanovska told LETA.
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union (EU) and the United States must be beneficial for both sides, at the same time keeping in mind the risks and preventing unfair competition after market liberalization, Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs (Greens/Farmers) told LETA.
On Monday, 11 May the Minister for Agriculture of Latvia, Janis Duklavs chaired the meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council in Brussels, reports eu2015.lv.
During his meeting on Thursday with Lithuania's Minister of Agriculture Virginija Baltraitiene, the new Chinese Ambassador to Lithuania Wei Ruixing discussed export possibilities regarding dairy and meat products, as well as wheat, reports LETA/ELTA.
Estonians farmers fulfilled 101.16% of their 2014/2015 milk quota year's supply quota, according to adjusted data, meaning that the 280 producers who broke the supply quota must pay a total of over 2.2 million euros of quota breaking fines, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2014 as compared to 2013 producer prices in Latvian agriculture decreased by 8.2%.