Monday, June 24, 2019
On the Russian side of the border with China, in Manzhouli, long queues of trucks loaded with Russian wheat flour, rapeseed and other farm produce can be seen every day, waiting to deliver goods to China, Xinhua reports. The land checkpoint in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has seen a...
Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Rosselkhoznadzor does not intend to initiate lifting of the ban on the supply of apples and pears from Belarus, an official from the watchdog has said, according to Newsbel. Moreover, the agency does not even rule out the introduction of new...
Russia has temporarily banned imports of meat from four Serbian companies, news website Nova Ekonomija reported on Friday. The Russian authorities placed a temporary ban on meat and meat products from Matijevic, Big Bull Foods, Zlatiborac and Carnex citing serious irregularities noted during the inspection, according to the state veterinary...
The largest vertically integrated meat producer in Russia, Cherkizovo, has said it plans to produce 1.1 million tons of meat in live weight in 2019, which is 19% higher than the previous year, Agroinvestitor reports. The company said it would become the first meat producer in the post-Soviet era...
Russian Fishery Company (RFC) will begin directing attention for Pacific herring sales to Nigeria and other parts of Africa, the company’s CEO said at the Seafood Expo Global in Brussels earlier this month, according to Sea Food Source. “Traditionally, China was our main export market for Pacific herring. But Africa...
Continuous outbreaks of swine flu are forcing China to look for pork alternatives, and Russia is looking to seize on the opportunity for more poultry exports, Bloomberg reports. Analysts say China could lose 30% of its pigs to African swine flu, a deadly disease which has spread to neighboring countries...
Russian retailer X5 has unveiled what it has described as a 'smart kitchen', operated by its Perekrestok banner, to increase the range and quality of its ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook ranges, Malls.ru reported. Perekrestok is Russia’s largest supermarket chain, operating more than 700 stores across the country. Describing the new facility as...
The Russian Government has prepared a draft program of horse industry development, Meatinfo.ru reported. Special focus will be put on increasing the population of meat breed horses, the segment where the production performance has been seen shrinking over the past few years, the report says. The new program is scheduled...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that Russia will harvest a solid crop of wheat 77 million tons of wheat and 38.4 million tons of feed grain (corn, sorghum, barley, rye, oats, millet), making a total harvest of 115.4 million tons in 2019, Vedomosti reports. Russia's Agriculture Ministry currently forecasts...
Russia produced 1.15 million tons of poultry meat in the first quarter of 2019, 6.2% down on the same period of the previous year, Global Meat News reports. “An oversaturated domestic market and a series of bankruptcies in the segment contributed to the decline Poultry production in Russia had been...