Animal feed 13.04.2009The world market of soy oil-seed meal
The largest manufacturers of soy oil-seed meal in the world are the USA, China, Argentina, Brazil and the EU countries. Their share in the world production makes about 80%. In their turn, the European Union countries are also the largest importers of soy oil-seed meal. In the world import their share makes about 40%. Every year manufacture volumes grow on 5%. The largest exporters are Argentina, Brazil and the USA.
International trade, Trade policy and services 24.02.2009Argentine export of major product groups, 2007 – 1 half 2008
According to National statistics Institute of Argentine summarized export reached 33 256 700 thousand dollars in 1 half 2008, which is 34% more that in the relevant period 2007. In accordance with Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HCD CS) the largest share in total exports of Argentina in 1 half 2008 (23% or 7 544 024 thousand dollars in monetary terms) due to product group «Vegetable Products».
Crop production and management and protection 29.01.2009The market of genetically modified crops in 2007
Genetically modified crops for commercial use were first sown in 1996 in the USA. Since that time, it was recorded a rapid growth of planted areas of genetically engineered crops, and in 2007 it reached 114 mln ha (as compared to 102 mln ha in 2006). Currently, transgenic crops are cultivated by 12 mln farmers in 23 countries. In comparison with other genetically modified crops, sown areas under genetically engineered soy are growing at a brisk pace.
Shelf stable milk or butter products 23.09.2008The Argentine market of dried milk
According to FAO estimates, about 676 mln. tons of milk were produced in the world during 2007. In view of high prices it is expected that milk will be received on 2,5% more, at the same time the highest rates of growth are expected in Latin America (in 2008 it is predicated that gain in production will made up 6% in Argentine).
Milk and butter products 28.06.2008Argentinean casein market
Modern casein output all over foreign countries is characterized by a high degree of concentration, that resulted in specific differentiation of countries (one group produces and exports casein, and the other – imports, processes for technical and food needs. Nowadays, the greatest producers of casein are New Zealand, Australia, Argentina, France, which share 90% of world output and export.
Wood, Wood processing 20.06.2008Woodworking products market in Argentina
Argentina has favourable conditions to develop the markets of woodworking products and forestry on the whole. The problem of raw materials is solved by means of creation of man-made forests. However, the country owns a sufficient amount of forest resources, but they are located in remote areas and, therefore, used poorly yet.
Fresh pork, Swine 18.06.2008Argentinean Pork Segment in 2006
February 2006 saw an increase in swine livestock at amount of 195.3 thous. heads, which was 4.91% less than in January 2006, but 18.7% more than in January 2005. Total increase in livestock amounted to 400.7 heads for the period of two first months of 2006, which was 21.6% more than in January-February 2005. 2005 increase in swine livestock made 17.5% as compared to the previous year