World meat industry news

Ukraine chicken production, exports to rise in 2020, but at slower pace

  • 3 Apr 10:57

Ukraine chicken production, exports to rise in 2020, but at slower pace The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) this week estimated Ukrainian poultry production will continue to grow in 2020, although at a slower rate. Ukraine’s chicken industry is dominated by one large producer, Myronivsky HleboProduct (MHP), which is responsible for over 70 percent of total industrial chicken production. The company finished a major expansion program which led to a significant increase in production and exports in 2019. As a result, Ukraine became the world’s seventh-largest chicken meat exporter. The European Union market for Ukrainian chicken cuts is expected to mature in 2020. MHP’s exports to other countries will grow,. Read more...

Russian poultry exports booming thanks to China

  • 3 Apr 10:56

Russian poultry exports booming thanks to China A group of Russian poultry companies have seen their exports skyrocket since March of 2019 when they got the green light to enter the Chinese market. The analytical centre of the Russian Agricultural Ministry stated that Russia exported 207,000 tonnes of poultry last year, 10% more compared to the same period of the previous year. In monetary terms, export climbed by 65% reaching $ 329 million. Russia exported 62,600 tonnes of poultry to China, representing $ 143.4 million, the Ministry estimated. Export has been steadily growing throughout the year as more Russian poultry farms have been getting authorisation to export their production of the Chinese. Read more...

EAEU to reduce import duties on foodstuffs, medicines

  • 2 Apr 11:23

EAEU to reduce import duties on foodstuffs, medicines The Eurasian Economic Commission intends to reduce import duties on food, medicines and children's goods amid the coronavirus situation. Lifting of the Russian counter-sanctions on Western food is out of question, Andrei Slepnev, Member of the Board (Minister) for Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission, told the media, BelTA has learned. “Today we discussed a number of measures in response to the increased demand for essential goods: food, hygiene products, etc. Indeed, retail networks in all countries are now under increased pressure from consumers. The EEC decided that within a week it will work out the final list for goods, the tariffs on which will. Read more...

Belarus, Canada discuss cooperation in agriculture

  • 2 Apr 11:21

Belarus, Canada discuss cooperation in agriculture Belarus' Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko and representatives of the state institutions and businessmen of Canada discussed the prospects of cooperation in the agricultural and food sector via a videoconference on 26 March, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Photo courtesy of Belarus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs “The parties discussed in detail the issues related to the Belarusian-Canadian trade in agricultural produce, and also cooperation possibilities within the agro-industries of the two countries,” the ministry said. Attending the conference were Belarus' Deputy. Read more...

Belarus to improve livestock, animal product traceability system

  • 1 Apr 11:13

Belarus to improve livestock, animal product traceability system The House of Representatives intends to consider amendments to the law on identification, registration, and traceability of farm animals, identification and traceability of animal products in the first reading during its spring session, BelTA learned from member of the Permanent Commission for Agrarian Policy Aleksandr Levchuk. The bill proposes to expand the list of animals subject to identification, registration, and traceability in the national information system. The list currently includes all cattle, sheep, goats, horses, and pigs. After the amendments come into force, fur animals, birds, fish and other aquatic animals will be added to the list. According. Read more...

Pizza Company DP Eurasia Reports Higher Core Profit

  • 1 Apr 11:12

Pizza Company DP Eurasia Reports Higher Core Profit The company which runs theDomino’s Pizzabrand in Russia and Turkey,DP Eurasia, reported a rise in its 2019 core profit, but declined to provide an outlook for this year given the uncertainty about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, Reutersreports. Last week, the firm had to close its restaurants in both Russia and Turkey following authorities’ orders aimed at containing the spread of the virus and as a result total sales fell by 10-15% over that period, company executives said. However, delivery sales have not been affected, they added. DP Eurasia said it started contactless delivery last week and has not experienced any supply or. Read more...

Russia Prepares Urgent Measures to Support Consumer Market

  • 31 Mar 09:07

Russia Prepares Urgent Measures to Support Consumer Market Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov has proposed to Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin a series of urgent measures to support the consumer market for a term of six months,TASSreports citing a letter sent to the government, whose authenticity was confirmed by two sources. The package of measures for a period from March 28 to September 28, 2020 covers all segments of business – both small non-networked and network business and businesses service the consumer market, including production of consumer goods, public catering, wholesale and retail trade, services, commercial estate, logistics – warehouses, logistic centers, pickup. Read more...

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  • 31 Mar 09:06

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Russian authorities want to ensure domestic supply

  • 30 Mar 10:33

Russian authorities want to ensure domestic supply With companies focusing on lucrative export markets, the Russian government is considering measures to ban export of certain food products. Their aim is to ensure domestic supply and prevent turbulence on the domestic market because of the new coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, deputy Prime Minister Andrey Belousov said. With the exception of a few categories there is no need to introduce that kind of measures right away, Belousov said, adding that the authorities are monitoring the situation on the market. Speaking at the same meeting, Russian President Vladimir Putin called on the government to act “in advance” and introduce all necessary measures timely.. Read more...

The Ministry of Agriculture has masterminded the toolkit to maintain stability all over food market

  • 30 Mar 10:30

The Ministry of Agriculture has masterminded the toolkit to maintain stability all over food market Facing the current economic conditions in the Russian Federation and other EAEU countries, the Ministry of set of measures aimed at keeping the food market stability to meet the domestic demand for grain and its processed products. In particular, the Ministry together with major domestic grain exporters developed a restrictive export quoting mechanism concerning the key crop items for the Russian market: wheat, corn, barley and rye. In addition, since March 27 the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia has started setting up for commodity interventions, taking into account the price caps for 2020-21. The draft resolution of the RF Government “On the. Read more...