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Thursday, 12.12.2019, 14:26
Constantly reducing agro-sector in Scandinavian countries, both in profit and in employment with new agro-methods and engineering, digital solutions, etc. makes the sector’s influence in modern economies less politically attractive. However, peoples’ health depends in great deal on quality food and on less negative effect on nature and climate. What can we learn from the Nordic European states?
Keyword tags: Agriculture, Analytics, EU – Baltic States, Modern EU
Representatives of Rietumu Bank again took part in the biggest global grain trade forum recently held in Switzerland – Global Grain Geneva25.11.2019
Among other things, topical issues of bank trade finance of international transactions were discussed.
Due to African swine fever, pork processors now pay some 30 percent more for meat, compared to the last year, and businesses will have to work under the conditions of higher costs for at least several years before pig farms star to recover, according to the Verslo Zinios information writes LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's agricultural investment company AUGA Group plans to issue bonds worth up to 20 million euros as early as this year, its CEO Kestutis Juscius said LETA/BNS.
LG Cargo, the freight arm of the state railway operator Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG), handled 2.8 mln tons of grain between January and September 2019, a record high volume in the past decade, reported LETA/BNS.
Estonia's Minister of Rural Affairs Mart Jarvik supports the French proposal to leave the budget of the European Union's common agricultural policy (CAP) for 2020+ at the level of the current period and not reduce it, informed LETA/BNS.
The Land Fund of the Development Financial Institution Altum in the first nine months of this year has acquired 200 land properties, investing in total EUR 14 million, Altum representatives reported.