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Belarus complains about meat trade with Russia

  • 1 Jun 10:03

Belarus complains about meat trade with Russia In Q1, just 69,000 tonnes of meat products were shipped to Russia. "If the dynamics stay in place, the annual target will be missed", say official sources. The Russian Agriculture Ministry is invited on May 15 in Minsk to discuss trade issues with its Belarusian counterpart. "In January-March we shipped 69,000 tonnes of meat products. If the dynamics stay in place, the annual target will be missed as well. Restrictions of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of Russia (Rosselkhoznadzor) on our food export are having a negative effect on the ability to hit the specified figures", declared Aleksei Bogdanov, Head of the. Read more...

Belarus' agricultural output 5.2% up in January-April 2020

  • 19 May 10:44

Belarus' agricultural output 5.2% up in January-April 2020 In January-April 2020, agricultural farms of all kinds (state-run agricultural enterprises, private farmers, subsidiary farms) produced Br4 billion worth of goods, which was 5.2% up year-on-year in comparable prices, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee. In January-April 2020, agricultural enterprises made Br3.9 billion worth of products, which was up by 5.7% over the same period of 2019 in comparable prices. The output of cattle and poultry (in terms of live weight) at farms of all kinds totaled 622,600 tonnes (5% up over January-April 2019), including 596,200 tonnes at agricultural enterprises. Milk production reached 2,463,200 tonnes (up. Read more...

Belarusian dairy companies certified for export to Vietnam

  • 23 Apr 11:59

Belarusian dairy companies certified for export to Vietnam The Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry in cooperation with the Belarusian Embassy in Vietnam has completed the certification process of Belarusian dairy companies in Vietnam, BelTA learned from the press service of the ministry. The appropriate government authorities of the two countries have harmonized all the necessary documents to expand supplies of Belarusian milk and dairy products to the Vietnamese market. “This step will enable Belarusian manufacturers to avoid the obligatory certification of every batch, which leads to substantial loss of time and financial expenses,” the Agriculture and Food Ministry explained. This will allow more. Read more...

Belarus restricts poultry imports from Poland, Germany due to avian flu

  • 8 Apr 11:59

Belarus restricts poultry imports from Poland, Germany due to avian flu Belarus has restricted poultry imports from Lubusz Province (Poland) and Saxony-Anhalt (Germany) due to the avian flu outbreak, BelTA learned from the Veterinary and Food Control Department of the Agriculture and Food Ministry. The World Organization for Animal Health reported on cases of high pathogenic avian influenza (H5) in the above-mentioned areas. In this regard Belarus has introduced restrictions on the import of live birds, hatching eggs, wild, zoo and circus susceptible animals, poultry meat, egg powder and other food products from processed eggs, down and feather, hunting trophies (bird game), and other products from Lubusz Province from 3 April and. 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...

The joint Russia-Belarus Collegium of agrarian departments was held online

  • 16 Mar 10:58

The joint Russia-Belarus Collegium of agrarian departments was held online The Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Dmitry Patrushev and the Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus Anatoly Khotko held a joint board meeting involving the agrarian departments of both countries. The event was also attended by the State Secretary of the Union State Grigory Rapota. The discussed covered agritrade cooperation results and priority areas for further joint work. According to Dmitry Patrushev, the trade turnover of agricultural products and food between Russia and Belarus are still on the rise. In 2019, it grew by 3.2% exceeding $ 5.5 billion in money terms. “By the turnover totals, the Republic of Belarus still. Read more...

The share of meat products in agricultural exports of Belarus is 16.8%

  • 4 Mar 09:40

The share of meat products in agricultural exports of Belarus is 16.8% Diary products are in first place - 42.4%. Representatives of the Republic of Belarus told about the results of export deliveries during the Belarusian-Uzbek agricultural forum in Tashkent, writes The DairyNews. In the structure of dairy exports, the largest share is occupied by cheeses - 38.4%. Butter – 18.6%, skimmed milk powder - 15.3%, whole milk products - 14.3%. The CIS countries remained the main export destination for Belarus' dairy products in 2019 – 95.8%.. Read more...

Some Belarusian foods banned from Russian food expo for unknown reasons

  • 18 Feb 10:07

Some Belarusian foods banned from Russian food expo for unknown reasons The Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of Russia (Rosselkhoznadzor) has yet to officially notify the Belarusian side why the agency has forbidden the display and sampling of some Belarusian dairy products as part of the international food expo Prodexpo 2020 in Moscow, BelTA learned from Ivan Smilgin, Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister, Director of the Veterinary and Food Oversight Department of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry. In his words, all the companies willing to participate in Prodexpo 2020 (including those, which are temporarily forbidden to export their products to Russia) contacted the Veterinary and Food Oversight. Read more...

Belarus increases meat supplies to China

  • 14 Jan 11:07

Belarus increases meat supplies to China The beginning of the year for meat producers in Belarus was very successful. The Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Belarus, together with the main customs department of China, compiled a register of manufacturers who can sell their products in China. This was reported on the official website of the main customs department of the PRC. The register includes 11 meat processing plants, 5 chicken producers. Last year, the turnover of goods between Belarus and China increased by 40% and reached $ 3.7 billion. At the same time, the flow of goods from Belarus to the Chinese market increased 1.7 times and amounted to $ 570 million. Over the past year, 3.5 thousand tons of. Read more...