World meat industry news

Cuba and Russia strengthen cooperation in veterinary medicine and veterinary science

  • 17 Jul 10:11

On July 11 of this year, a meeting of Russian experts was organized at the Federal Center for Animal Health Protection (FSBI "ARRIAH") in the city of Vladimir with representatives of the National Center for Animal Health of the Ministry of Agriculture (CENASA) of the Republic of Cuba as part of the development of key areas of Russian-Cuban cooperation. cooperation until 2030. The negotiations from Cuba were attended by General Director Cristobal Alexis Arredondo and Chief Specialist for Quarantine and Control in International Trade Mirella Brito Diaz. Also present at the meeting were representatives of Rosselkhoznadzor and the Federal. Read more...

Export of Russian sausages: new horizons and growth prospects

  • 17 Jul 10:10

The Russian sausage market continues to demonstrate impressive growth rates in foreign markets. According to the latest data, the volume of supplies of Russian sausages for the period from January to April increased by 21% compared to the previous year. The main driver of this growth was supplies to Kazakhstan, which in a short period of time purchased more than 11 thousand tons of sausages, increasing the volume of purchases by 21% compared to last year. An interesting fact was the increase in demand for Russian sausages in African countries. According to data from the Agroexport federal center under the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, Congo and Angola stand out. Read more...

The Russian Federation simplifies requirements for the repatriation of foreign currency earnings: what does this mean for exporters?

  • 17 Jul 10:09

The decision of the Russian Federation to reduce the mandatory threshold for the repatriation of foreign currency earnings from 60% to 40%, which has again entered into force, has become an important step in the development of the country’s foreign trade relations. This is the second easing of requirements in a short period of time, which reflects the government’s desire to maintain the stability of the national currency and ensure an adequate level of foreign exchange liquidity. The requirement for mandatory repatriation of foreign currency earnings was initially introduced as part of a presidential decree of October 2023. In April of this year,. Read more...

Annual inflation accelerated to 8.59%

  • 15 Jul 11:14

In June, annual inflation accelerated to 8.59% compared to 8.3% in May. According to Rosstat, consumer prices increased by 0.64% over the month. Food prices rose by 0.63% compared to the previous month and by 9.81% year on year. Including prices for apples increased by 10.2%, carrots became more expensive by 6.3%, lemons - by 5%, beets - by 4.3%, onions - by 4.1%. At the same time, prices for tomatoes decreased by 13.3%, white cabbage fell by 10.1%, cucumbers - by 7.7%, bananas - by 2.3%, garlic - by 1.9%, grapes - by 1.8%. For price dynamics in Russia, the problems of the labor market, rising costs of logistics, high volatility of the ruble exchange rate, and. Read more...

Farmers in the South are talking about a decline in harvests due to drought

  • 15 Jul 11:13

The Ministry of Agriculture maintains the grain harvest forecast at 132 million tons, said Minister of Agriculture Oksana Lut during the “Siberian Field Day 2024” in the Altai Territory, Interfax writes. “We expect that there will be a number of weather difficulties during harvesting, which may affect the reduction in harvest volume. Therefore, as we harvest, we will adjust our forecast,” Lut added. According to her, farmers have already harvested more than 32 million tons of grain, and the harvesting campaign is moving faster than in 2023. At Krasnodarzernoproduct-Expo (KZP-Expo), the harvest had already been completed by July 10: it began and. Read more...

Trade turnover between Russia and China is growing steadily

  • 15 Jul 11:06

Trade between Russia and China continues to show stable growth, which indicates the strengthening of trade relations between the two countries. In the first half of this year, trade turnover increased by 1.8%, reaching an impressive level of $116.87 billion. These figures, published by the General Administration of Customs of China, are clear evidence that trade between Russia and China continues to develop rapidly. Analyzing Chinese customs statistics, interesting trends can be identified. Thus, Russian exports of goods to China in January-June of this year increased by 3.9%, reaching $65.21 billion. This growth suggests that Russian goods are in stable demand. Read more...

For the first half of 2024, Rosselkhoznadzor recorded an increase in export volumes of meat and dairy products

  • 12 Jul 10:55

According to the information systems of Rosselkhoznadzor “VetIS” and “Argus-Fito”, according to the results of six months of 2024, compared to the same period last year, Russian producers increased the volume of supplies abroad of both livestock, plant and fruit and vegetable products. Export of livestock products for the first half of 2024 The largest volumes of supplies fall on meat and meat products – 365.7 thousand tons. In particular, exports of meat and poultry by-products amount to 172.4 thousand tons. 73.7 thousand tons were supplied to China, 29.7 thousand tons to Saudi Arabia, and 18.8 thousand tons to Kazakhstan. 92.1. Read more...

The future of trade: unification of payment systems of the BRICS countries

  • 12 Jul 10:54

In recent days, global economic news has been revived by Iran's proposal to expand the mechanisms for unifying national payment systems to the BRICS countries. The representative of the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Nasser Kanani, expressed the hope that the existing instruments for facilitating trade between Iran and Russia can be extended to all BRICS states. The recently completed process of connecting the national payment systems of Russia and Iran through their Central Banks was the first step in this direction. Creating the necessary conditions for the transfer of trade payments into national currencies is an important step in strengthening. Read more...

Russia is able to provide food without partner countries - Ministry of Agriculture

  • 12 Jul 10:53

Russia is capable of ensuring food security for friendly countries importing domestic agricultural products. The head of the Ministry of Agriculture Oksana Lut stated this at a round table meeting of the State Duma Committee on Agrarian Issues, TASS writes. The minister noted that our country has already fulfilled internal food safety requirements for almost all main types of food products. For now, the necessary work remains to be done in relation to milk and fruit and berry products. “For all other indicators, namely food, the indicators have been met and exceeded, which gives us the opportunity to provide not only for ourselves, but also for our. Read more...

Altai Territory: construction of a turkey production complex has begun

  • 10 Jul 10:17

In the village of Tselinnoye, Altai Territory, construction of a turkey breeding complex began, which became one of the key events in the development of poultry farming in the region. Investments in the Altai Turkey project from the Virt group of companies in the amount of 3.5 billion rubles indicate serious intentions to develop this area. It is planned that by the beginning of 2027 the complex will reach full capacity and will produce about 6.4 thousand tons of turkey meat annually. An interesting fact is that the founder and head of the Virt group of companies, Pavel Beyfort, decided to create a new division based on research from the National Association. Read more...