World meat industry news

Meat production decreased by 43% in the Rostov region

  • 27 Jun 10:05

Meat production decreased by 43% in the Rostov region In January — May 2019 108.6 thousand tons of livestock and poultry were produced for slaughter in the Rostov Region. Compared to the same period last year, the figure fell by 43.1%. reports Rostovstat. The production of eggs fell by 22% to just 735.4 million units. Milk production increased by 0.2% and. Read more...

The first batch of chicken paws delivered from Russia to China by rail

  • 26 Jun 11:29

The first batch of chicken paws delivered from Russia to China by rail The transport company TRANS-KONT and the logistics company ChinaLogist reported on the arrival of the first batch of frozen chicken paws from Moscow to Xinjiang by rail. A consignment of chicken paws weighing 18 tons was shipped from Russia to China in a refrigerator car. It was transported from Moscow through the International Center for Border Cooperation (ICBC) for duty-free trade between China and Khorgos Kazakhstan. From there, the cargo was redirected to the destination through a specialized customs and logistics terminal for the export of meat products. On June 23, the goods were safely delivered to the recipient - Urumqi Yizhiyuan Biotechnology, as. Read more...

In five months Russia increased pork production and export

  • 26 Jun 11:24

In five months  Russia increased pork production and export In the five months of 2019 pork production in the agricultural organizations of the Russian Federation amounted to 1.73 million tons, which is 5.9% (+97 thousand tons) exceeded figure for the same period in 2018. The main share of the increase in production is accounted for pig-breeding enterprises of the Belgorod Region, which supplied the domestic market of the Russian Federation by 22.3 thousand tons more than in the five months of last year. The second place is occupied by agricultural producers of the Pskov region (+21.5 thousand tons). A noticeable increase was noted in the Voronezh Region (+14.8 thousand tons), the Kursk Region (+9.8 thousand tons) and the. Read more...

Russia may begin to supply pork to China in 2020

  • 25 Jun 11:51

Russia may begin to supply pork to China in 2020 China does not exclude the lifting of restrictions on the import of meat products from Russia. The China Meat Association assumes that from 2020 it will be allowed to bring live livestock from Mongolia into the country, as well as meat of water buffaloes.Thus, China intends to fill the deficit of protein products in the domestic market, which was formed due to the epidemic of ASF, reports sfera.fm. Within the framework of the X Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD), the People's Republic of China and the United Kingdom signed a protocol on the supply. Read more...

Putin extended food embargo for a year

  • 25 Jun 11:49

Putin extended food embargo for a year Russian President Vladimir Putin extended food counter-sanctions against the EU, the United States and several other countries until the end of 2020. This is reported on the official portal of legal information.The government was instructed to make proposals for changing their duration. The document has already entered into force. For the first time the Russian Federation imposed sanctions against the United States and the EU in August 2014 in response to similar actions on their part in the spring of the same year. First, the restrictions affected the entry and activities of Russian companies, politicians and businessmen, then - various products. Later, Australia,. Read more...

Russia’s GDP Growth Slows Further in May: Economy Ministry

  • 25 Jun 11:47

Russia’s GDP Growth Slows Further in May: Economy Ministry Russian gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowed to 0.2% in May from a revised rate of 1.7% in the previous month, the Russian Economy Ministry said on Friday, according toGazeta.ru. TheBank of Russiasaid this month it hadloweredits 2019 GDP forecast to 1.0-1.5% from 1.2-1.7%. Russia’s economy has been stagnating lately after it overcome a nearly three-year-long recession. The boost that growth is supposed to get from the $390billion investments planned for president Vladimir Putin’s12 national projectsis still at least two years away and the administration is still arguing over how much to allot to which project. The positive effects of this spending. Read more...

Putin: Sanctions Cost European Economies $240bn, While Russia Lost $50bn

  • 24 Jun 10:52

Putin: Sanctions Cost European Economies $240bn, While Russia Lost $50bn Western economic restrictions have deprived the Russian economy of $50 billion, but the European Union has been hit harder, losing $240 billion since 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin said,RTreported. Other countries also felt the impact of anti-Russian sanctions, Putin said as heanswered citizens’ questions during the annual Direct Line Q&A sessionin Moscow on Thursday. The United States, which does not have the biggest trade turnover with Russia, has lost $17 billion due to sanctions, while Japan lost $27 billion, RT adds The Russian President added that the West is unlikely to significantly change its attitude toward Russia anytime soon, so Russia. Read more...

Japan may lift the ban on the import of Russian chicken

  • 24 Jun 10:50

Japan may lift the ban on the import of Russian chicken Japan can lift the ban on the import of Russian chicken. Reports the edition about Nikkei.The reason for the possible lifting of restrictions, the publication calls the desire to meet the growing domestic demand for the product. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to agree on this at the G20 summit in Osaka. Presumably, the ban will be lifted no earlier than 2020. It is noted that the import will be allowed only for commercial purposes. Japan bans the import of chicken and other poultry from most countries of the world due to concerns about infectious diseases, the publication adds. At the moment, the largest supplier of. Read more...

Different opinions of sausages price growth in Russia

  • 24 Jun 10:48

Different opinions of sausages price growth in Russia Why sausages and wieners prices greatly increased?According to Rosstat, for 10 years, sausage priceshave risenby 200%. And this process continues: only in the last 12 months, retail prices for these categories of sausages rose again by 8% - on average, to 367.97 rubles. Why are instant sausages made of cranked or shredded meat rising in price so noticeably? On this account there are different opinions. For example, NeoAnalytics experts believe that the main reason for the rise in prices is an unsuccessful 2018 year. Compared to 2017, production volumes fell by 6.4%: up to 2.3 million tons. Another reason is the increase in VAT from 18 to 20%, but the increase in. Read more...

Producers of venison and poultry meat showed products in Harbin

  • 21 Jun 10:37

Producers of venison and poultry meat showed products in Harbin According to the PRIME agency, about 140 companies represented Russia at the VI Russian-Chinese EXPO as part of the 30th Harbin International Trade and Economic Exhibition. From June 15 to 19, more than 234 thousand people visited it. Yesterday the exhibition was completed. This year, the EXPO was held under the motto "Interregional cooperation between China and Russia: opportunities, potential and future." This year, the Russian Export Center (REC) organized the «Made in Russia» zone in such a way that each region of the country had a separate stand. The guest of honor - the Sakha Republic - struck the Chinese imagination with the wealth and. Read more...