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Russian meat market is growing despite difficulties

  • 3 Apr 09:55

The portal analyzed the results of 2018, which was difficult for Russian livestock breeders and meat producers. The growth of grain exports caused feed prices rise. There was a series of bankruptcies in the poultry sector. VAT increased and Rosselkhoznadzor tightened the requirements for food manufacturers. Brazil has returned to the meat market in Russia, and that will strengthen competition. Nevertheless, last year the Russian agribusiness grew by 0.6 percent. In 2018 14,875 million tons of livestock and poultry were produced for slaughter (live weight) - 362 thousand tons more than in 2017. In the meat processing sector, the total production of the main. Read more...