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Imports of foreign genetic material increased by third

  • 18 Apr 09:33

Deliveries of foreign cattle genetic material to Russia are growing. This is evidenced by the data of the Federal Customs Service (FCS), reports Last year Russia imported foreign bovine semen valued $ 13.5 million, which is 31% more than in 2017 in value terms and 23% in volume (2.8 tons). In three months of this year domestic agricultural companies have already imported 156.2 liters of bull sperm worth $ 1.5 million, and half of the supply came from the United States. The genetic material comes to the Russian Federation also from Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Great Britain, Belarus and other countries. It is curious that the export of this product. Read more...