The largest operator of Russia’s grain export infrastructure and a major grain trader sells stakes to Agronova, which develops farm projects in Russia’s southern Krasnodar region, and the Marathon Group financial company
China grow more soybeans in Russia to replace imported American soybeans. More than 70 companies from Heilongjiang province already grow soybeans in Russia and there are eight foreign agricultural "industry parks" covering an area of 600,000 ha. The main threat of the soybean ventures appears to be incursions of Russian territory as China effectively colonizes its distant, empty Far East.
The Russian Direct Investment Fund and the Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company signed an agreement to join forces in the search of investment projects in the Russian agricultural sector