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  • 23 Apr 2021, 10:37

 Pig production is positioned as the main driver of growth in Russian meat production.

Good prospects for pig production in Russia

In 2020, Russian pig production increased by 8.9% to 5.5 million tons live weight. During the first three months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, this figure has reached 1.3 million tons (+ 0.5%).

The Ministry of Agriculture forecasts an increase in the production of pork products by more than 4% in 2021.

Russia has exceeded the target indicator for pork self-sufficiency, which allows it to send the surplus abroad and annually increase export volumes.