World meat industry news

Imports of Russian goods to the US fell to a minimum in June

  • 11 Aug 12:34

Imports of Russian goods to the US fell to a minimum in June Compared to 2021, trade between Russia and the United States has quadrupled amid sanctions. US exports of goods to Russia hit a new record low of $58 million in June, up from $77 million in May. The mutual trade turnover of the countries in June turned out to be four times less than the average monthly turnover between the two Russia and the United States for 2021 ($3 billion). The updated data was published by the US Census Bureau, RBC refers to them. Russia has not published customs foreign trade statistics since February. According to the US, US imports from Russia in June were the lowest since February 2004 (then $653 million). In May 2022, imports amounted. Read more...

Prospects for import substitution. The potential of the union market of Belarus and Russia is $40 billion

  • 11 Aug 12:34

Prospects for import substitution. The potential of the union market of Belarus and Russia is $40 billion This opinion is shared by the Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko at a meeting of the Council of Ministers with the participation of the President, dedicated to the issue of the functioning of the economy in the conditions of sanctions and measures to overcome them. To date, 23 joint projects have been identified that are aimed at import substitution in the Union State. Thus, in all areas, the import substitution potential of the union market is $40 billion. It is worth noting that in 2021 Belarusian organizations exported $400 million worth of butter. In turn, the export of packaged butter amounted to about 20%. At the same time, the price of oil in a small. Read more...

How sanctions affected Russian agriculture

  • 11 Aug 12:31

How sanctions affected Russian agriculture After the July talks in Istanbul with the participation of representatives of Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the UN, the export of Ukrainian grain by sea was resumed.At the same time, according to some Russian officials, there are obstacles to the export of Russian crops, and in addition, there is a threat to domestic agriculture due to the dominance of imported seeds of certain crops and livestock seeds.The biggest threat comes from the ban on the supply of agricultural machinery and spare parts for it.Forbes figured out whether the crisis threatens Russian agriculture. On July 22, negotiations between Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and the UN ended in Istanbul.The parties agreed. Read more...

Rosstat: deflation in July accelerated from 0.35 to 0.39 percent

  • 11 Aug 12:29

Rosstat: deflation in July accelerated from 0.35 to 0.39 percent Rosstat records deflation in Russia for the second month in a row: in July it accelerated to 0.39% from 0.35% in June, follows from the data of the statistical office.In annual terms, price growth in July slowed down to 15.1% from 15.9% in June. "In July 2022, compared to June 2022, the consumer price index amounted to 99.61%, compared to December 2021 - 110.98%," the report says. Monthly deflation in July is not typical for Russia.In the entire history of observations, it was recorded only once - in 2011 and amounted to a symbolic 0.01%.The minimum values ​​of the rate of price change for July in previous years were in 2017 - 0.07%. As noted in. Read more...

Russian pork export potential - more than 300 thousand tons

  • 10 Aug 10:57

Russian pork export potential - more than 300 thousand tons At the end of 2021, Russia exported 188.1 thousand tons of pork and by-products worth USD 391.3 million, having increased the volume of deliveries compared to 2015 by almost 10 times in physical terms and more than 15 times in value terms. Against the backdrop of annual growth in pork production in the country, expanding the geography of exports, as well as increasing supplies to current destinations, is an integral part of the development of pig breeding in Russia. Otherwise, the country may face an oversupply of products in the domestic market, which will negatively affect the industry. The CIS countries (mainly Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia) will. Read more...

Experts discuss new rules for slaughtering livestock

  • 10 Aug 10:56

Experts discuss new rules for slaughtering livestock From September 1, 2022, most of the provisions of the new rules for slaughtering livestock and veterinary sanitary examination of meat, which are approved by order of the Ministry of Agriculture No. 269, will come into force in Russia. The next meeting of the working group to address issues related to the slaughter of productive animals was held on August 8. The group was created on behalf of Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko. According to experts, the new rules for slaughtering animals give relief to peasant farms. “If earlier slaughter could be carried out at meat processing plants, now this procedure has been simplified - there are specially. Read more...

Ministry of Agriculture: Feed production in Russia covers domestic needs

  • 10 Aug 10:53

Ministry of Agriculture: Feed production in Russia covers domestic needs The production of pet food in our country is actively developing.Last year it grew by 10.8%, and for six months of the current year - by 8%.Output volumes not only provide the bulk of domestic needs, but also allow exporting these products to other countries, writes The DairyNews with reference to the telegram channel of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. Today, more than 190 enterprises from 50 regions of Russia operate in this segment.The main industrial production is concentrated in the Altai Territory, Belgorod, Kaluga, Kursk, Leningrad, Lipetsk, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Rostov, Ulyanovsk, Tver regions and in the Republic of Mordovia.In recent. Read more...

Meat consumption in Russia may reach a new record

  • 9 Aug 10:35

Meat consumption in Russia may reach a new record Despite the rising cost of food and sanctions pressure, by the end of the year, Russia is expected to increase the consumption of meat, milk, fruits and vegetables. At the same time, not only the amount of food eaten increases. Russians tend to diversify and improve their menu. In particular, last year's record for meat consumption may be broken this year. Last year it reached 77 kg per person per year, this year it may increase by another 1-2 kg due to an increase in pork production, experts of the Russian Agricultural Bank predict. At the same time, not just the amount of meat eaten is growing: turkey has ceased to be exotic, the consumption of duck, guinea fowl,. Read more...

Trade Representative of the Russian Federation called agricultural products and food a serious point of growth in exports to China

  • 9 Aug 10:34

Trade Representative of the Russian Federation called agricultural products and food a serious point of growth in exports to China Agricultural products and food products are one of the essential elements of the growth of Russian exports to China. Alexey Dakhnovsky, trade representative of the Russian Federation in China, told reporters about this on Friday. “Agricultural goods and food products, of course, are one of the major points of growth in our exports to China: according to the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China, growth was almost 23% in the first half of the year,” Dakhnovsky said. “The Chinese are certainly interested in the supply of a wide range of Russian products, both agricultural and fertilizers, they have spoken about this. Read more...

Ural scientists plan to get offspring from the first genetically edited cow

  • 9 Aug 10:33

Ural scientists plan to get offspring from the first genetically edited cow The Ural Federal Agrarian Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences plans to conduct an experiment to obtain offspring from the first genetically edited cow. The calf was bred in January of this year by blocking the gene for adherence to leukemia, which most often affects cattle. “The calf is healthy, growing, everything is in order. For now, we're just watching. This is a girl, if everything goes well, then we will try [to get offspring], we will evaluate how all this processing (genome editing) has affected reproductive qualities. Well, let's see how much milk she will give and what quality the milk is. But it’s still too. Read more...