World meat industry news

Export of Russian pork to China will not lead to shortages

  • 1 Mar 10:42

Export of Russian pork to China will not lead to shortages It is more profitable to send offal to the Chinese market, since in China itself they are more expensive than pure meat. For example, wholesale prices for boneless pork in the country are only from 2 to 3.5 dollars per kilogram, rib bone - from $3.5 to $4.5, legs, ears, stomachs and intestines of pigs - around 4-8 $/ kg. The fillet itself and other meat in its pure form, according to her, can be sold on the Russian market. The analyst also noted the serious benefits from the export of Russian pork to China. China accounts for almost half of world consumption. Last year, the country produced 53.5 million tons of pork. Imports amounted to 2.7 million tons, of which 1.55 were. Read more...

Vladimir Putin: Russia's agro-industrial complex should grow by a quarter by 2030

  • 1 Mar 10:40

Vladimir Putin: Russia's agro-industrial complex should grow by a quarter by 2030 The production volume of the Russian agro-industrial complex should increase by a quarter by 2030, and the export of agricultural products should increase by 1.5 times. Russian President Vladimir Putin stated this on Thursday, February 29, in his message to the Federal Assembly. Screenshot of the broadcast / kremlin.ru “By 2030, the production volume of the Russian agricultural sector should still increase by at least a quarter compared to 2021, and exports should increase by 1.5 times. We will definitely continue to support the industry, as well as the program for the comprehensive development of rural areas,” the head of state said. Vladimir Putin. Read more...

Decoupling of domestic prices in Russia from world prices

  • 1 Mar 10:39

Decoupling of domestic prices in Russia from world prices The State Duma of the Russian Federation adopted in the first reading a bill aimed at decoupling domestic prices from global indicators. This initiative is designed to establish the independence of Russian prices and prevent their automatic increase following rising prices on global trading markets. The essence of the bill Currently, the cost of many goods and services in Russia directly depends on indicators emerging in foreign markets. This means that even a slight increase in world prices can lead to an increase in costs within the country. The bill proposes to exclude from the definition of a monopolistically high or monopolistically low price of a product. Read more...

Russian meat producers enter the Hong Kong market

  • 29 Feb 10:43

Russian meat producers enter the Hong Kong market In accordance with the agreement between the competent authority of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (Hong Kong SAR PRC) and the Russian state, the list of Russian suppliers of meat products for the Hong Kong SAR has expanded. To date, 35 Russian companies have received permission to export meat of various types of animals to Hong Kong. These include: - 4 beef producers; - 14 pork producers; - 17 poultry producers. One of the newly accredited enterprises specializes in the production of beef by-products. This expands the range of Russian meat products available for import to Hong Kong. The approval for the. Read more...

Аccess of Russian pig breeders to the Chinese market has been formalized; deliveries start on February 29

  • 29 Feb 10:42

Аccess of Russian pig breeders to the Chinese market has been formalized; deliveries start on February 29 The procedure for obtaining access for Russian pig-breeding enterprises to the Chinese market has been completed, deliveries can begin as early as February 29, Rosselkhoznadzor told Veterinary and Life. “The access procedure has been completed. Deliveries can begin as early as tomorrow,” the service emphasized. Let us recall that the right to supply pork exports to China was received by SK Korocha CJSC (Miratorg Agricultural Holding), Tambov Bacon LLC (Rusagro Group) and Velikoluksky Meat Processing Plant OJSC. Rusagro expects to begin shipments in March. Rosselkhoznadzor has been working with the Chinese side for more than 7 years on the. Read more...

In 2023, feed production in Russia increased by 1.7%

  • 29 Feb 10:35

In 2023, feed production in Russia increased by 1.7% In the structure of finished feed for farm animals, the main volume is compounded feed. The volume of compound feed produced in Russia in 2023 increased by 1.7% and reached 35 million tons. Of this, 3 million tons are feed for cattle (+3%), 15.3 million tons for pigs (+3.2%), and 16.4 million tons for poultry (+0.1%). The active development of feed production in Russia, improvement of technologies and recipes affect the efficiency of livestock production. There are 445 factories and workshops producing mixed feed in Russia. The majority (more than 65%) of the produced feed is provided by enterprises concentrated in the Central and Volga Federal Districts. The main. Read more...

Investments in the Crimean agro-industrial complex: diversity of directions and positive impact on the economy

  • 27 Feb 10:04

Investments in the Crimean agro-industrial complex: diversity of directions and positive impact on the economy Since the reunification of Crimea with the Russian Federation in 2014, the republic has seen a steady increase in investment activity in the agricultural sector. Over the past years, many large investment projects have been implemented, covering various areas of the agro-industrial complex. According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Crimea, in the period from 2014 to 2023, more than 38.7 billion were invested in the fixed capital of organizations engaged in agriculture, forestry, hunting, fishing, fish farming, as well as the production of food and beverages in the republic rubles, not including small businesses. Among the most successful investment. Read more...

Russia plans to supply vaccines and feed to Sri Lanka

  • 27 Feb 10:03

Russia plans to supply vaccines and feed to Sri Lanka Russian manufacturers of vaccines for veterinary use and feed for farm animals intend to begin supplying a wide range of these products to Sri Lanka in the near future. This was reported by Rosselkhoznadzor following the 37th session of the Regional Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for Asia and the Pacific. This list, in particular, will include various means to combat animal diseases, as well as feed and feed additives for non-productive animals and fish. It is also planned to supply live, chilled and frozen fish, caviar, invertebrates and their processed products, meat and meat products from pigs and poultry, as well as non-food. Read more...

Brazil Expands Poultry Meat Exports to Russia: A Boost for Trade Relations

  • 27 Feb 09:35

Brazil Expands Poultry Meat Exports to Russia: A Boost for Trade Relations In a significant development for Brazil’s poultry industry, the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAPA) recently announced that Russia has greenlit five additional meat packing plants for the export of poultry meat. This decision follows a rigorous audit conducted in Brazil by the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of the Russian Federation (Rosselkhoznadzor), marking the culmination of inspections initiated as far back as 2015, with the latest concluded in December 2023. Poultry meat exports from Brazil witnessed notable growth in 2023, with Japan emerging as the leading destination, importing 55.9 thousand tons in December. Read more...

Russia begins to supply pork to China: new prospects for the Russian agro-industrial complex

  • 26 Feb 09:46

Russia begins to supply pork to China: new prospects for the Russian agro-industrial complex At the beginning of 2024, Russia began exporting pork to China, which was a significant event for both countries. This decision is the result of years of negotiations and joint efforts between the two countries to ensure the security of food supplies. China is the largest consumer of pork in the world, and the opening of the Chinese market to Russian pork opens up new opportunities for the growth and development of the Russian agro-industrial complex. Russia, in turn, is one of the world's leading pork producers, and exporting pork to China will allow it to diversify its export markets and increase revenues from agricultural exports. In order to gain access to. Read more...