World meat industry news

Russia and Belarus discussed cooperation in agriculture

  • 18 Mar 12:16

Russia and Belarus discussed cooperation in agriculture On March 10, Agriculture Ministers of Russia and Belarus held a meeting. Dmitry Patrushev, the Minister of Agriculture of Russia, and Ivan Krupko, the Minister of Agriculture and Food of Belarus, discussed joint achievements and collaboration prospects in mutual trade. As Dmitry Patrushev noted, the pandemic has not affected the interaction between the two countries. Last year, Russia and Belarus compromised on several crucial issues. The countries, in particular, agreed on the balance of trade for the current year and developed the main directions for mutual work within the Union State. Belarus ranks first among Russia's CIS partners in terms of the volume. Read more...

Russia increases pork export volumes to Asia

  • 18 Mar 11:47

Russia increases pork export volumes to Asia This increase is primarily due to significantly more pork exported to Vietnam – due to losses from ASF in that country. The volume of exports is today 3% to 4% of the total volume produced. Russia is close to access to more Asian markets as is pushing more pork to the Vietnamese market. The current Russian pig price is 122 Roubles ($1.67) per live kg, including 10% VAT. Lent is just starting in Russia so the price is as normal expected to fall to about 112 Roubles ($1.53). This is in line with where the price has been for the past 9 months. Russia and other CIS countries have been affected less by Covid than Europe and North America. Not in terms of the number. Read more...

Dmitry Patrushev and Monique Eloit discussed the cooperation with regard to the animal health situation

  • 17 Mar 10:53

Dmitry Patrushev and Monique Eloit discussed the cooperation with regard to the animal health situation Dmitry Patrushev, the Minister of Agriculture of Russia, and Monique Eloit, the Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), discussed the global animal health situation, Russia's participation in OIE international projects, and other cooperation issues. As the Minister noted, cooperation between Russia and the OIE is developing intensively despite the pandemic. In particular, there is a joint project for the control and eradication of animal diseases in the Caucasus and Central Asian countries. Dmitry Patrushev expressed confidence that its implementation would make a positive contribution to the global animal health situation. Besides. Read more...

Russia discusses drastic plan to cut tax on imported chicken

  • 17 Mar 10:52

Russia discusses drastic plan to cut tax on imported chicken Russia may reduce taxes on poultry meat imports from Brazil to control domestic inflation due to rising food prices. The tax cut plan was published by Russian news agency RIA last week, citing an industry source. The possible tax cut was first discussed during a meeting between officials from the Russian Ministry of Agriculture and major poultry producers in the country. According to RIA, they have been in a constant dialogue on the topic of rising poultry and egg prices since last year. Chicken and eggs are the most popular animal protein available to Russians. The domestic demand has grown in the past 12 months, while poultry production in Russia has declined this. Read more...

Russia Mulls Replacing its Beef TRQs with Tariff as of 2022

  • 16 Mar 11:12

Russia Mulls Replacing its Beef TRQs with Tariff as of 2022 In November 2020 the GOR sub-commission on customs tariff regulation and non-tariff regulation and protective measures in external trade approved a proposal to replace its tariff rate quotas on imported beef with the flat rate import tariff of 27.5 percent. Russia’s proposal is currently pending approval by the Eurasian Economic Commission. If approved, the change will take effect as of January 1, 2022. Access for high-quality beef, which is not subject to quotas, will remain unaffected. Before the market was closed to U.S. beef in 2014, most of U.S. beef exports came in to Russia at the import tariff of 15 percent. In 2020, almost all of Russia’s beef. Read more...

In Kazakhstan, subsidies per head of livestock increased by 175 thousand tenge

  • 16 Mar 11:11

In Kazakhstan, subsidies per head of livestock increased by 175 thousand tenge During the international EuroTier-2021 exhibition the director of the department of production and processing of livestock products at the Kazakhstan Ministry of Agriculture Erkebulan Akhmetov told that mechanisms of subsidizing of agricultural enterprises in the country were changed, the News Agency Meatinfo with reference to The DairyNews tells. Akhmetov noted that in Kazakhstan, the requirement for a mandatory state examination of dairy farm construction projects was excluded. This reduced the design time from 6 to 1.5 months. A guarantee tool was also introduced financing by the second-level banks in conditions of insufficient collateral opportunities. Read more...

Temporary engineering facilities will be fenced off on the border with Uzbekistan for combating with cattle smuggling

  • 15 Mar 10:43

Temporary engineering facilities will be fenced off on the border with Uzbekistan for combating with cattle smuggling For combating with cattle smuggling, temporary engineering facilities will be fenced off on the border with Uzbekistan, the Internet portal Pticainfo.ru reports as referred to the State Agency for Land Resources. "For dealing with an animal smuggling, temporary engineering facilities will be erected on the Kyrgyz-Uzbek border," said Abdulat Myrzaev, acting chairman of the State Land Agency, during a government briefing. According to him, this measure was taken due to numerous cases of smuggling of animals and cargoes. "Temporary facilities will be fences off by agreement of the border services of the two countries. Funds from Kyrgyzstan are. Read more...

Import from the Republic of Belarus of two consignments of beef with traces of cuts of veterinary stamps has been stopped

  • 15 Mar 10:42

Import from the Republic of Belarus of two consignments of beef with traces of cuts of veterinary stamps has been stopped At the Krasnaya Gorka production unit on February 15 this year, the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for the Bryansk, Smolensk and Kaluga regions suspended the movement of two consignments of frozen beef in quarters produced by the Miory Meat Processing Plant and the branch of the Pruzhany District Consumer Society “Prodtovary” of the Republic of Belarus. According to the accompanying documents, the cargo with a total weight of about 39.9 tons went to the address of the consignee LLP "Prado", Aktobe, Republic of Kazakhstan. However, during the control by the veterinary inspectors of the service, it was found that there are traces of cuts of. Read more...

Kazakhstan expands a system of meat supply to world markets

  • 12 Mar 10:49

Kazakhstan expands a system of meat supply to world markets The information portalMeatinfo.ruwith reference to The DairyNews reports that at the international exhibition EuroTier-2021, held online on February 9-12, the chairman of the board of the National Agrarian Scientific and Educational Center (Astana), Dr. Gulmira Isaeva, spoke about a significant improvement in the genetic potential of animals in Kazakhstan. Particularly, last year, Kazakhstan livestock companies produced 2.8 million horses and about a million pigs. Modernization of the state veterinary system has begun. Kazakhstan livestock farmers have begun exporting meat to China and Islamic countries and are concluding agreements for supplies to the. Read more...

Russia looks to import more Brazilian poultry

  • 12 Mar 10:26

Russia looks to import more Brazilian poultry Russian officials are considering a drop in taxes for Brazilian poultry imports to stabilise the domestic prices. Eggs and chicken meat are the most affordable animal proteins for many Russians and the demand for these products has been rapidly increasing in the last 12 months. Moscow has imposed grain export curbs and other measures in an attempt to slow food inflation amid the COVID-19 pandemic and falling household incomes. The possible tax cut was mentioned at a meeting of agriculture ministry officials and Russia's largest poultry producers on Tuesday, at which they discussed rising prices for poultry and eggs, according to the RIA news agency. This. Read more...