World meat industry news

Moscow region self-sufficient in poultry meat and pork - Ministry of Agriculture

  • 30 Nov 09:03

Moscow region self-sufficient in poultry meat and pork - Ministry of Agriculture The Moscow region is almost 100% self-sufficient in poultry and pork, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food of the region Igor Zharov on Wednesday. "We have achieved results in the Moscow region in almost 100% self-sufficiency in pork and poultry industry, but we should not stand still and will go for export," said Zharov at the Milk Forum in the Government House of the Moscow Region. The Deputy Minister explained that it is necessary to supply both meat and meat products produced in the Moscow region to foreign markets. As reported, agricultural exports of the Moscow region will increase to $ 1.5 billion. Read more...

ASF China: Virus in Beijing; Thailand finds ASF in sausages

  • 29 Nov 11:08

ASF China: Virus in Beijing; Thailand finds ASF in sausages African Swine Fever continues to spread in China with now 80 reported cases in 20 areas. Since this weekend, that also includes the metropolitan area of Beijing. In the meantime, the virus has also been found in the luggage of Chinese travellers to Thailand. Photo: 123RF On Monday, the ThaiDepartment of Livestock Development(DLD) reported thattraces of ASF had been found in sausagesbrought by Chinese tourists, arriving in Thailand through Chiang Rai airport in the north of the country, according to Pasusart News. The travellers came from Chengdu in China’s Sichuan province. The finding confirms that the virus has many ways to spread. Earlier, similar. Read more...

Mutton prices continued rising in October

  • 29 Nov 10:59

Mutton prices continued rising in October In October 2018 mutton (except of boneless meat) prices in Russia were estimated at 369.88 rubles / kg. That was up 0.5% comparing to the previous month, and 7.7% more than in October 2017. Since the beginning of the year, the price of this product has increased by 3.4%. That`s a new record for at least 3 years. For the period from January 2016 the minimum pork price was fixed in January 2017 (338.40 rub./kg), according to SoyaNews; the maximum price was fixed in October 2018 (369.88 rubles / kg). The most expensive beef in October 2018 was sold in the Far Eastern Federal District (519.31 rubles / kg), the cheapest - in the North Caucasus region (312.05 rubles. Read more...

Miratorg launches premix production with a capacity of 60 thousand tons per year

  • 28 Nov 10:27

Miratorg launches premix production with a capacity of 60 thousand tons per year Miratorg, Russia major meat producer, announces the launch of premix production with a capacity of 60 thousand tons per year in Bryansk region. The company invests 1 bln roubles to build from the scratch the state of the art production facility to enhance current vertically-integrated production chain from «field to fork». The high-tech mill ensures the company meets a growing demand for vitamin and mineral supplements to animal feed as pork and beef production aim to increase two times by 2023. Miratorg feedstuff arm include 4 feed mills with a total capacity of 1.66 million tons of mixed feed per year, which 100% meets the need for feeds of. Read more...

Pork prices down in October

  • 28 Nov 10:25

Pork prices down in October In October 2018 pork (except of boneless meat) prices in Russia were estimated at 272.35 rubles / kg. That was down 0.4% comparing to the previous month, but 5.3% more than in October 2017. Since the beginning of the year, the price of this product has increased by 6.9%. For the period from January 2016 the minimum pork price was fixed in March 2018 (248.73 rub./kg), according to SoyaNews; the maximum - in September 2018 (273.44 rubles / kg). The most expensive beef in October 2018was sold in the Far Eastern Federal District (332.87 rubles / kg), the cheapest - in the Privolzhsky region. Read more...

Belarus reports meat exports growth of 11%

  • 27 Nov 10:00

Belarus reports meat exports growth of 11% During the first 9 months of the year, the country exported meat and meat products to 17 markets.In the first three quarters, Belarusian meat exports have increased by 11% compared to the same period of 2017, reaching a total value of $724 million, according to BelTA news agency. Today, Belarus sells meat products to 17 countries. In January-September 2018 the country increased its meat exports by 11% to $724 million. The geography of supplies is very wide. Traditional markets include the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union and the CIS. Belarus sells meat products to far-distance countries as well, including the Asian market. Belarus has also launched deliveries of. Read more...

Poultry prices up to next record

  • 27 Nov 09:59

Poultry prices up to next record In October 2018 frozen and chilled broilers in Russia cjsted about 143.42 rubles / kg. That was up 3.5% comparing to the previous month, and 11.5% more than in October 2017. Since the beginning of the year, the price of this product increased by 15.2%. For the period from January 2016 the minimum broiler price was fixed in April 2018 (121.77 rub./kg), notes SoyaNews; the maximum - in October 2018 (143.42 rubles / kg). The most expensive poultry in October 2018 was sold in the Far Eastern Federal District (190.80 rubles / kg), the cheapest - in the Privolzhsky region (296.55 rubles / kg). Average retail poultry. Read more...

Beef prices rose significantly in October

  • 26 Nov 11:41

Beef prices rose significantly in October In October 2018 beef (except of boneless meat) prices in Russia were estimated at 327.10 rubles / kg/ That was up 0.4% comparing to the previous month, and 2.5% more than in October 2017. Since the beginning of the year, the price of this product has increased by 1.8%. This is a new price maximum for beef in Russian retail market, at least in the last three years. For the period from January 2016 the minimum beef price was fixed in August 2016 (311.56 rub./kg), notes SoyaNews; the maximum - in October 2018(327.10 rubles / kg). The most expensive beef in October 2018was sold in the Far Eastern Federal District (411.51 rubles / kg), the cheapest - in the North Caucasus. Read more...

Ukraine can resume livestock exports to Saudi Arabia

  • 26 Nov 11:17

Ukraine can resume livestock exports to Saudi Arabia Lifting the import ban was based on the report received from the Saudi technical team that visited Ukraine. The Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has lifted the temporary ban imposed on importing live sheep (lamb and goat) and cattle, for breeding or slaughtering, from Ukraine, informs Black Sea Grain website. The General Director of the Department of Animal Risk Assessment, Dr. Sanad AlHarbi, said that lifting the import ban was based on the report received from the Saudi technical team that visited Ukraine and recommended lifting the ban according to the special requirements of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and. Read more...

Russia’s inflation may exceed forecast value and approach 4% — Accounts Chamber

  • 23 Nov 08:31

Russia’s inflation may exceed forecast value and approach 4% — Accounts Chamber By the end of 2018, inflation in Russia may exceed the forecast value and come close to 4%, according to the report of the Russian Accounts Chamber. "The forecast includes 3.4% consumer price growth in the current year against December 2017, which is 0.9 percentage points higher than last year’s level (2.5%). According to the Accounts Chamber, by the end of the year inflation may exceed the forecast value and come close to 4%," the report said. At the same time, according to the Accounts Chamber, under the influence of growth of the VAT rate from January 1, 2019, inflation in Russia by the end of 2019 will accelerate to 4.3%. In 2020, inflation will be. Read more...