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RUSSIAN POULTRY INDUSTRY: EXPORT-ORIENTED SOLUTIONS

  • 11:16

RUSSIAN POULTRY INDUSTRY: EXPORT-ORIENTED SOLUTIONS In the last six years, the total poultry production volume on a carcass weight basis in the Russian Federation grew by 31.5%: from 3.84 mln t in 2013 to 5.05 mln t in 2019. By 2018, the poultry production met the country’s domestic needs and began a gradual entry into the export markets. 2019 saw an export growth trend — Russia exported poultry in the amount of 234 mln US dollars in 10 months. Dmitriy Aveltsov, director of “Agroanalytics Center” of Russian Ministry of Agriculture told us how things are going in the sector and what results were achieved by Russian poultry producers. Production volume According to preliminary estimates, in 2019,. Read more...

Miratorg starts export of high-quality beef to Brazil

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Miratorg starts export of high-quality beef to Brazil ABH Miratorg, Russia’s largest pork and beef producer, reports that it’s the first Russian company starting supplies of high-quality beef to Brazil. Miratorg is the largest beef producer in Russia. The investments in the cattle interregional project exceed 114 billion rubles. There are 97 farms in 6 regions of Russia; the total population of Aberdeen-Angus cattle is over 700 thousand heads which makes it possible to provide growing demand for raw materials in both Russian and international markets. The production chain includes crop production, cattle farms, grain fattening facilities (feedlots) and high-tech automated complex for cattle slaughter and. Read more...

Russia intends to increase agriexports to Hungary

  • 21 Feb 09:05

Russia intends to increase agriexports to Hungary The Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Sergey Levin and the Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Hungary Sandor Farkaš held a meeting in Budapest of the Working Group on Agriculture of the Russian-Hungarian Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation. The congregation discussed the matters of current agritrade and food turnover, joint agricultural startups, veterinary and phytosanitary collaboration, expanding science and business relations. Sergei Levin believes that despite apparent growth in Russian agricultural exports to Hungary last year, the disparity in mutual trade is still tangible. The agreement aimed at expanding. Read more...

Russia Develops Cooperation With Gulf Countries

  • 21 Feb 09:04

Russia Develops Cooperation With Gulf Countries The Russian delegation, led by Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sergey Levin, took part in the 25th Gulfood 2020 Exhibition of Food, Drinks, Equipment for Hotel, Restaurant Business and Gastronomy in the United Arab Emirates. Our country presented at the exhibition an exposition with the participation of more than 40 companies from various regions of Russia, demonstrating a wide range of domestic agricultural products. On the sidelines of the exhibition, the Deputy Minister held bilateral meetings with the UAE Minister of Climate and Environment Changes Tani al-Zeyudi and the UAE Minister of Food Security Mariam Mheiri, during which he discussed the prospects for. Read more...

Saudi Arabia inspects Ukranian poultry system

  • 20 Feb 10:40

Saudi Arabia inspects Ukranian poultry system The audit mission is visiting territorial bodies of the State Service on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, poultry farms and meat processing enterprises in the Kyiv and Cherkasy regions. An audit mission from Saudi Arabia is visiting Ukraine to find out more about the system of state control over the production of poultry meat and poultry health, informs the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection. "A delegation of representatives of the competent authority of Saudi Arabia will work in Ukraine between February 17 and February 21, 2020, to examine the system of state control over the production of poultry meat and poultry health,". Read more...

Kazakhstan suspends meat exports to China over coronavirus fears

  • 20 Feb 10:38

Kazakhstan suspends meat exports to China over coronavirus fears Plans to increase meat exports by 25% have been put on hold until a clearer picture of the situation created by the outbreak is obtained. Kazakstan decided to suspend meat exports to China until a clearer picture of the situation created by the coronavirus outbreak is obtained. According to the agreement between China and Kazakhstan, China-Kazakhstan Horgos Frontier International Cooperation Center will be shut down till February 29, 2020, and will be reopened until further notice. Last year, Kazakhstan's meat exports totaled 63,000 tonnes, of which 4,000 tonnes were shipped to China. However, meat producers have planned for this year to increase their. Read more...

Russian agricultural exports for Serbia to expand

  • 19 Feb 11:00

Russian agricultural exports for Serbia to expand On February 12 the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia hosted another meeting of the Russian-Serbian Working Group on Agriculture. The event was presided by the heads of the Russian and Serbian parties–the Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sergey Levin and the State Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Resources of the Republic of Serbia Bogdan Igich. The meeting participants observed agricultural cooperation, and also veterinary and phytosanitary surveillance. Sergey Levin ticked off obviously positive dynamics in trade relations all over national agricultural sectors of both countries. He reported that last year the agritrade turnover increased by. Read more...

Russian organic products come laden with outstanding export capacity

  • 19 Feb 10:59

Russian organic products come laden with outstanding export capacity Being on a working visit to Germany, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture Maxim Uvaidov partook in the events of the world’s leading trade fair for organic goods BIOFACH 2020. In particular, at the panel discussion “Development of Organic Agriculture in Russia”, organized within the APD (German-Russian AgriPolitical Dialogue) cooperation project, he delivered a speech emphasizing that the Russian Organic Act establishing the compliancy standards for production and labeling of domestic organic agriproducts, which is also aimed at eliminating those notorious “mala fide marketing practices”, has been reinforced since January 1,. Read more...

Central Bank: prices in Russia have slowed growth due to products

  • 18 Feb 10:12

Central Bank: prices in Russia have slowed growth due to products Annual inflation in January slowed down from 3 to 2.4 percent. The Bank of Russia explains the decline in price growth to several factors: the expanded offer of food, strengthenedruble andmodest consumer demand. In January, the fruits and vegetables price fell for the fourth month in a row, including vegetables, fruits and citrus. A wide offer of products and agricultural raw materials in the coming months will continue to keep prices down, especially for theproducts ofgrain and meat,dairy products, eggs, and sugar. The annual food inflation slowed down from 2.6 to 2.0 percent. CB mentions the 0.9 percent decrease in prices for meat and poultry compared to January. 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...