World meat industry news

Cost of pork production returns to last year's level

  • 20 Dec 11:22

Cost of pork production returns to last year's level By the end of 2022, the cost of pork production, which had been growing during the first six months, began to return to last year's values. Yuri Kovalev, General Director of the National Union of Pig Breeders (NSS), spoke about this at the conference “Agroholdings of Russia – 2022” organized by Agroinvestor. In 2023, according to him, the cost price should remain stable. According to the union, the increase in pork production in agricultural organizations in January-October 2022 amounted to 7.8% (+313 thousand tons). At the same time, the growth trend increased from +5.8% in the first quarter to +9.3% in the third. By the end of the year, the. Read more...

The Ministry of Agriculture estimated the potential of the gross grain harvest in 2023

  • 19 Dec 11:00

The Ministry of Agriculture estimated the potential of the gross grain harvest in 2023 According to the Ministry of Agriculture, the gross grain harvest in Russia in 2023 may reach 125-127 million tons, including 80-85 million tons of wheat. This is stated in the message of the ministry following the results of the meeting, which was held by the head of the Ministry of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev. The Ministry has formed the structure of sown areas for the harvest of 2023, which involves ensuring a balance of supply in the agricultural market and the maximum profitability of crop production. According to Patrushev, the total sown area next year will grow by about 50 thousand hectares and will exceed 82 million hectares. The area under grains and. Read more...

Russian GDP in agriculture grew by 3.5% in 9 months

  • 19 Dec 10:59

Russian GDP in agriculture grew by 3.5% in 9 months In December, Rosstat summed up the GDP results for the first three quarters of 2022. GDP in agriculture is growing steadily. Inside the gross product (GDP) is one of the most important parameters showing both the well-being of the country as a whole and individual sectors in the country. Rosstat provided data on how GDP has changed in the country and agriculture in the first nine months of 2022. Rosstat data show that in the nine months (January-September) of 2022, GDP in Russia as a whole decreased by 1.6% against the level of last year. At the same time, GDP in the field of agriculture, fishing and hunting, on the contrary, grew by 3.5% over the same time. The. Read more...

Annual inflation accelerated in Russia

  • 19 Dec 10:58

Annual inflation accelerated in Russia Annual inflation in Russia in the week from December 6 to 12 accelerated to 12.6% against 12.5% a week earlier, according to a review of the Ministry of Economic Development on the current price situation. In the segment of food products, price growth slowed down due to a slowdown in the growth in prices for fruits and vegetables. For other food products, deflation remained at the level of the previous week, the review says. Georgy Ostapkovich, director of the HSE Center for Market Research, said that in fact there is no acceleration in inflation yet - there is a natural inflation trend in the region of 12%. The expert recalled that in March-April, Russian. Read more...

Prices for chicken meat in Russia fell to a minimum since February

  • 16 Dec 10:55

Prices for chicken meat in Russia fell to a minimum since February This week, wholesale prices for a broiler carcass fell by one percent to one hundred and thirty-two rubles per kilogram. They correspond to the prices of the end of February of the current year. Vedomosti writes about this, citing price monitoring data from the AD Libitum analytical agency, which was created with the participation of the NSP, NSS, and IKAR. According to the authors of the monitoring, the broiler carcass is so cheap, because there is no shortage of this type of meat, and the demand for it is moderate. Prices for it have been falling since mid-October 2022. Experts expect the trend to continue until the new year. During the period from January to. Read more...

Russia intends to enter the top five pork exporters in the world

  • 16 Dec 10:53

Russia intends to enter the top five pork exporters in the world Russia sets itself the task of doubling the supply of meat to foreign markets within five to seven years, and by 2030 to become one of the top five world pork exporters, said Andrey Razin, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Economy of the Russian Federation. “We started talking very seriously about increasing our export potential, about the fact that the volume of our external meat supplies to foreign markets should at least double in the horizon of five to seven years, with an increase in pork exports,” Razin said. According to him, “this is quite an ambitious, but on the other hand, quite tangible goal, since Russia has learned to cope with big. Read more...

What awaits the pig industry in 2023

  • 15 Dec 08:43

What awaits the pig industry in 2023 On the eve of the new year, the leaders of industry associations shared their views with Veterinary and Life on how the production of livestock products, feed and veterinary drugs will develop in 2023, what will happen to the export and import of goods, and what legislative changes will affect the work of key industries agro-industrial complex. Today we present the forecast of the General Director of the National Union of Pig Breeders. Yuri Kovalev, General Director of the National Union of Pig Breeders – What awaits the industry in 2023? The main trend for 2023 in the pig industry is a further increase in production, which we expect to be around 5%. At. Read more...

What awaits beef producers in 2023

  • 15 Dec 08:42

What awaits beef producers in 2023 On the eve of the new year, the leaders of industry associations shared their views with Veterinary and Life on how the production of livestock products, feed and veterinary drugs will develop in 2023, what will happen to the export and import of goods, and what legislative changes will affect the work of key industries agro-industrial complex. Today we present the forecast for beef production from the head of the National Meat Association. Sergey Yushin, head of the National Meat Association – What awaits the industry in 2023? Beef production in Russia depends on dairy cattle breeding, and there are two main trends affecting it in the industry. The first. Read more...

Russian poultry farmers increased egg production by 1 billion pieces

  • 15 Dec 08:39

Russian poultry farmers increased egg production by 1 billion pieces By the end of 2022, gross egg production in Russia will amount to 45.8 billion pieces, which is 1 billion more than last year, Vladimir Fisinin, president of the Russian Poultry Union (Rosptitsesoyuz), told Veterinary and Life. “The increase in egg production compared to 2021 will average 2.8%, or 1 billion eggs. Thus, we will reach a gross egg production of 45.8 billion pieces,” he said. The increase in poultry meat production in 2022 compared to 2021 is estimated at 5.2%, Vladimir Fisinin said. He clarified that the gross production of poultry meat at the end of the year will amount to 5.2 million tons in slaughter weight. “In addition to. Read more...

Poultry production in Russia - market dynamics

  • 15 Dec 08:38

Poultry production in Russia - market dynamics In recent years, the production of poultry meat in our country has occupied a leading position in the total volume of livestock and poultry reared for slaughter in live weight. So, in 2020, this direction accounted for 43%. However, as a key trend of this market in Russia, one can note a slowdown in growth rates, up to almost zero dynamics at the end of last year. According to the data of the national report “On the progress and results of the implementation in 2020 of the state program for the development of agriculture and the regulation of markets for agricultural products, raw materials and food”, the release of poultry for slaughter in live weight at. Read more...