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Meat production in Russia increased by 11.6%

  • 14 Nov 10:03

Meat production in Russia in January-September 2018 increased by 11.6% compared with the same period of the last year and amounted 1.9 million tons, according to Rosstat. The production of poultry meat and by-products during the reporting period increased by 0.7% and reached 3.6 million tons. According to statistics, the production of meat and meat-containing semi-finished products during the reporting period increased by 6.7%, to 2.4 million tons. At the same time, the production of sausage products in Russia in the first nine months of 2018 increased by only 0.8% and. Read more...

Russia is taking care of itself

  • 16 Jan 13:46

Despite bad market conditions, pork production in Russia has been growing at an unprecedented and uninterrupted pace lately. It is expected that the country will reach self-sufficiency by 2020. Export may not be far off either. Russia’s pork industry is growing very fast, that much is for sure. Estimates for 2016 pointed to a 9.3% year-on-year growth, when compared to 2015. Russia must have produced around 3.39 million tonnes (slaughterweight) in 2016, explains Dr Yuri Kovalev, chairman of Russia’s National Union for Pork Producers (NSS). In the last decade alone, says Kovalev, domestic pork production has doubled. This strong growth is mainly taken care of. Read more...