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Pork prices decreased in February

  • 15 Feb 09:26

Pork prices decreased in February The Ministry of Agriculture reported that by the beginning of February the producers ` prices for pork had decreased in Russia. Now they are 9.1 percent less than at the end of December 2018. In retail pork still costs between 200 and 350 rubles per kilogram, depending on the cut or the distribution network and the region. Albert Davleev, president of Agrifood Strategies consulting company, told that "the reduction in prices for final consumers will largely depend on the policy of retail chains". "Suppliers enter into annual agreements with retailers, and prices change no more than once a quarter. Within the annual contract there is an indicative of which the. Read more...

Kazakhstan wants to revive its pork industry

  • 14 Feb 09:14

Kazakhstan wants to revive its pork industry By 2025, the Kazakh Union of Pig Farmers hopes to establish pork export of around 100,000 tonnes per year. The Kazakh Union of Pig Farmers intends to revive the pork production in the country and hopes to open the Russian and Chinese market for their exports. A recent development programme adopted by the Union plans to establish pork export of around 100,000 tonnes per year by 2025. "With the improved effectiveness and decreased production costs, an export price of around US$ 3.5 per kg would be a great deal for the Kazakhstan pig farmers", said Viktor Lim, chairman of the Kazakhstan Union of Pig Farmers. That requires increasing the domestic pig population. Read more...

UKRAINE: Driving up domestic pork prices

  • 18 Jul 09:55

UKRAINE: Driving up domestic pork prices African swine fever is taking a heavy toll on Ukraine's pork industry, as there are now no regions free of the disease in the country, state veterinary body Gosvetphitosluzba has claimed. Fifty-nine outbreaks of ASF have been reported in Ukraine this year, including several on the border with the European Union (EU), in particular Romania, where 45,000 pigs had to be culled in the biggest outbreak in this part of Europe. Although, in terms of total numbers, outbreaks this year are not as bad as in 2017, overall production is forecast to decrease by 5.2% or 33,000 t to 594,000 t, said Artur Loza, head of Ukraine's Association of Pork Producers (APP), speaking. Read more...

What is Really Going on in the US Pork Industry?

  • 8 Jun 11:46

What is Really Going on in the US Pork Industry? Ahead of the World Pork Expo, ThePigSite asked the President of the US National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), Dr Ron Prestage, for his views on the current state of the US pork sector. ThePigSite: Dr Prestage: What do you see as the main challenges facing the US sector right now? Dr Prestage: "NPPC’s top issues are trade, specifically, getting Trade Promotion Authority approved in Congress and finalizing the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations; the 2015 dietary guidelines, which recommend what Americans should eat; an Environmental Protection Agency proposed rule on water that could have a significant negative impact on farmers; and the Country. Read more...