World meat industry news

Russian meat producers were promised to get Turkish market

  • 12 Feb 09:43

Russian meat producers were promised to get Turkish market Russian ambassador to Turkey expects the opening of the Turkish market for Russian meat producers soon/ The Russian ambassador to Turkey, Alexei Yerkhov, said that Moscow and Ankara were able to achieve the “first results” in the agreements on the supply of Russian meat and milk to Turkey. According to the diplomat, the first decision was reached on the admission of Russian meat and its products to Turkey within the framework of the quota allocated by the authorities. As expected, deliveries will be duty free. According to Yerhov, concrete decisions on the export of meat in Turkey will appear in the coming weeks. "... We are breaking through. Read more...

State program for the development of agriculture was extended till the end of 2025

  • 12 Feb 09:39

State program for the development of agriculture was extended till the end of 2025 The government of the Russian Federation extended the state program for the development of agriculture and the regulation of markets for agricultural products, raw materials and food till the end of 2025. In the years 2021-2025 the amount of state program funding will be 4.2 trillion rubles. The amount of funding for events of the current year increased from 297 billion rubles up to 793 billion rubles. 742 billion rubles will be allocated for these purposes next year. As noted by TASS, the total budget of the state program has increased almost 4 times - from 2.2 trillion rubles to 8.2 trillion rubles. The volume of federal budget allocations increased from 1.7. Read more...

Miratorg plans to increase the number of cattle on farms in the Kaliningrad region

  • 12 Feb 09:36

Miratorg plans to increase the number of cattle on farms in the Kaliningrad region Miratorg, the largest beef producer in Russia, plans to increase the number of cattle on farms in the Kaliningrad region by 20% up to 81,000 heads in 2019 as part of the expansion of the interregional meat cattle breeding project. Miratorg has invested 7.2 billion rubles in the cattle breeding industry in the Kaliningrad region. The company’s farms contain over 60 thousand animals of the specialized breed Aberdeen Angus. To increase the number of cattle to 1 million heads in the next few years, Miratorg continues to build new livestock sites.In 2019, the number of high-tech farms in the Kaliningrad region will increase to 13. To provide the growing. Read more...

OPIC invests 50 million US dollars in Georgian marine terminal

  • 11 Feb 11:03

OPIC invests 50 million US dollars in Georgian marine terminal The US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) will invest 50 million US dollars in a multi-functional marine terminal in Georgia’s Black Sea port of Poti.Photo:Agenda.ge OPIC’s Managing DirectorKenneth Angell said: “this ambitious port project is another sign of the strong partnership that OPIC has long shared with Georgia, and demonstrates the continued support and commitment of the US government towards Georgia’s development.” Georgia’s Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze believes that the investment in the Poti project will bring further opportunities. “Construction of a new, robust marine infrastructure is yet. Read more...

Belarus to improve investment climate with EU and World Bank support

  • 11 Feb 11:00

Belarus to improve investment climate with EU and World Bank support Improving the business environment and strengthening entrepreneurship in Belarus are the main goals of two advisory programmes on private sector development, launched on January 31 by the European Union and the World Bank Group. “We aim to achieve concrete benefits for Belarusian enterprises by promoting sector competitiveness reinforcement initiatives, and by ensuring capacity building of various agencies including the Fund of Financial Support to Entrepreneurship, the National Agency for Investment and Privatisation, as well as the Public-Private Partnerships Center,” said Andrea Wiktorin, head of the European Union Delegation to Belarus. An EU-funded. Read more...

Azerbaijan places ban on Russian poultry and red meat

  • 11 Feb 10:58

Azerbaijan places ban on Russian poultry and red meat Azerbaijan’s Food Safety Agency announced that poultry and animal meat imports from two regions in Russia are temporarily restricted due to identified cases of Newcastle disease in Russia’s Krasnodar, as well as foot-and-mouth disease in Russia’s Khabarovsk regions. "In this regard, it was decided to temporarily restrict the import of poultry and poultry meat products from the Krasnodar, as well as livestock and meat products from the Khabarovsk", explains the agency. Along with the ban, Azerbaijan’s Food Safety Agency appealed to the State Customs Committee of the country to disinfect vehicles passing through customs. Read more...

Russia became one of world leaders in compound feed production

  • 8 Feb 09:55

Russia became one of world leaders in compound feed production International feed tonnage has increased by a strong 3% to 1.103 billion metric tons of feed produced in 2018, with over 450 million metric tons of layer and broiler feed. This is according to data from theAlltech Global Feed Survey, released on Tuesday, 29 January. The 8thedition of the annual survey includes data from 144 countries and nearly 29,605 feed mills. If we look at the last 7 years, we see a continuous rise in global total feed production, from 954.4 million metric tonnes (MT) in 2012 to 1,103 million tonnes in 2018. The last 3 years, the total volume has been over the 1 billion MT. The feed is produced in fewer feed mills, meaning that the feed mills. Read more...

Ministry of Agriculture: pork production is expected to increase in 2019

  • 8 Feb 09:49

Ministry of Agriculture: pork production is expected to increase in 2019 In 2019 the production of pigs for slaughter in live weight in the Russian Federation will be about 5 million tons (+ 4% by 2018). These are preliminary data ин Ministry of Agriculture. The forecast is published on the website of the department. Last year all farms produced 4.8 million tons of pork, which is 5.5% more than in 2017. As noted in the Ministry, implemented in 2017-2018 investment projects with state support will provide all the country's needs in pork until 2022, giving the possible growth in exports. Pork prices this year are likely to be stable and will not exceed inflation. As of January 31, the weighted average price of agricultural producers. Read more...

Alltech releases 2018 pig feed data

  • 7 Feb 08:59

Alltech releases 2018 pig feed data International feed tonnage has increased by a strong 3% to 1.103 billion metric tonnes of feed produced in 2018. Pig feed tonnage increased with 1% to over 293 million metric tonnes. This is according to data from theAlltech Global Feed Survey, released on Tuesday, 29 January. The 8thedition of the annual survey includes data from 144 countries and nearly 29,605 feed mills. If we look at the last 7 years, we see a continuous rise in global total feed production, from 954.4 million metric tonnes (MT) in 2012 to 1,103 million tonnes in 2018. The last 3 years, the total volume has been over the 1 billion MT. The feed is produced in fewer feed mills, meaning that the feed. Read more...

Agricultural Bank of Russia invested 1.2 trillion rubles in agriculture in 2018

  • 7 Feb 08:57

Agricultural Bank of Russia invested 1.2 trillion rubles in agriculture in 2018 In 2018 the volume of Rosselkhozbank (RSHB) investments in the country's agro-industrial complex reached a record figure of 1.2 trillion rubles. (+ 6% by 2017). This is reported by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation with reference to the head of department, Dmitry Patrushev, who held a meeting of the supervisory board of the bank on January 31. According to him, RSHB increased lending of seasonal work by more than 20%, the issuance of long-term loans in the agro-industrial complex grew by almost 11%. In 2019, Patrushev expects the RSHB to continue its sustainable growth and active participation in supporting the industry. Chairman of the. Read more...