Locked content Food prices predicted to rise by 4% in Q4

In the fourth quarter of this year, food prices in Poland are to increase by around 4 percent, the Institute of Agricultural Economics and Food Economics has announced in a monthly report. “It can be expected that the level of domestic prices for basic agricultural products (cereals, milk, pig...

Locked content Farmers lost PLN 316 mln due to natural disasters so far

The estimated losses in agriculture caused by natural disasters amounted to PL 316 so far this year, said the Ministry of Agriculture, based on the reports from the voivodes So far more than 20,000 farms occurred losses, the areas affected by disasters encompass some 79k hectares, on 35k of them, th...

Locked content WSE to launch food trading platform

The Warsaw Stock Exchange plans to launch a trading platform for agricultural products, the bourse said. The market, dubbed for now “The National Food Platform,” will first introduce the instruments based on wheat prices. The grain was chosen for its high levels of production in Poland (11 million m...

Locked content Polish egg exports way up

Exports of eggs and egg products from Poland to destinations outside the European Union during Q1 to Q3 (2016) increased to 6.23 million tonnes, a rise of 43 percent y/y, according to a Polish press release on Monday that cited data from the Foreign Agricultural Markets Monitoring Team (FAMMU / FAPA...

Locked content Pensions for farmers going up – ASIF

Poland’s Agricultural Social Insurance Fund (ASIF) announced on Thursday that the minimum pensions for retired farmers would rise from PLN 882 per month, to PLN 1,000. The president of ASIF, Adam Sekściński, made the announcement to the Polish press, indicating that the increase would be effective a...

Locked content Ombudsman criticizes new state land bill

Government ombudsman Adam Bodnar sent a letter to Prime Minister Beata Szydło this week, in which he shared his concerns about the upcoming state-owned land sale bill. The measure calls for the freezing of sales of most land owned by the State Treasury for the next five years. The government justifi...
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Ursus signs lucrative deal in Tanzania

Polish tractor producer Ursus has signed a $55 million contract with Tanzanian National Service Corporation Sole (SUMA JKT) to sell 2,400 vehicles and components, a company press release.

Locked content EC grants Polish farmers €29 mln

Poland will receive €28.95 million from the European Commission as financial aid for domestic agriculture, Marek Sawicki, the Minister of Agriculture told the media. The package includes funds for, among others, those farmers who suffered due to the summer drought. Sawicki admitted that he is “...