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Russia increased production of livestock and poultry (in live weight) by 3.7%



In January-August of 2018th, the production for slaughter (live weight) of livestock and poultry in farms of all categories of Russia amounted to 9 million tons and increased by 3.7% compared to the same period in 2017th.

In agricultural organizations, livestock and poultry production amounted to 7,378.4 thousand tons, which is 5.2% higher than the same period in 2017th.

Cattle production in January-August 2018th (according to Rosstat) — 626.1 thousand tons (+ 7.3% compared to the same period of 2017th).

Swine production in January-August 2018th (according to Rosstat) — 2 647,6 thousand tons (+10,5% compared to the same period of 2017th).

Poultry production in January-August 2018th (according to Rosstat) —4 081,3 thousand tons (+1.8% compared to the same period of 2017th).


Russia plans to double the export of agricultural products by 2024



In the Government of Russian Federation meeting was held last week on the expenditures of the federal budget in the field of agro-industrial and fisheries complexes, ecology and nature management for 2019th, and planning period of 2020th-2021th.

In his introductory speech, Prime-Minister Dmitry Medvedev focused on a number of issues related to the financing of the agro-industrial complex, fisheries, environmental management, and ecology.

He particularly noted that «the expansion of export opportunities is a good indicator of the agro-industrial development. It reflects the growth of both production volumes and product quality that complies with international standards. Therefore, the new task for agricultural development is formulated in the presidential decree «On national goals and strategic tasks of the development of RF for the period until 2024″. Through the increase in the export of agricultural products, its volume is to be brought up to 45 billion dollars by 2024. This is the double increase in the volume of our exports in the value».


Source: veterinary.rf

In the first half of 2018, the growth of investments in the Russian agricultural sector amounted to 23%

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Investments increased by 22.9% in the fixed capital of agriculture in the first half of 2018th, against the same period last year and amounted to 166.3 billion, according to FSSS. This is 3.6% of total investment in all sectors of the Russian economy.

According to statisticians, the growth of investments is mainly provided by large agro-holdings, which rely on export supplies, as well as on the processing of raw materials and building a production chain from field to counter.

In total, more than 400 agricultural projects worth 90 million with a total investment of about 1.5 trillion are being implemented in Russia today. The leader here is the Moscow region — 30 projects worth 70 billion ₽have been announced in the region.

The most popular sector of the agricultural industry among investors is greenhouse vegetable growing. In this segment, nearly 100 projects worth 350 billion are currently being implemented, the largest project was «MC Greenhouse Growth Technology» — in the next three years, and the company intends to invest 28 billion, in the «Michurinsky Greenhouse plant».

Source: ID Sfera

Poultry farming in Russia continues to growth



In the first seven months of this year, poultry production in Russia increased by 2.4% to 3.6 million tons, the Ministry of Agriculture reports.

The production of eggs for the same period increased by 2% and amounted to 20.8 billion pieces.
The leaders of poultry productions are the agricultural organizations of the Rostov, Tambov, Penza, Tula regions, the Republics of Crimea, Mordovia and Mari El.
Leaders in egg production are the agricultural producers of Astrakhan, Yaroslavl, Ryazan, Voronezh, Vologda regions, Stavropol Territory, and also the Republics of Mordovia and Tatarstan.
Since the start of this year, Russia has increased production of all types of meat by 12% compared with the same period in 2017.

For reference: today poultry meat occupies 45% of the meat ration of Russian people, swine — 30%, lamb — 4%, and the share of beef barely reaches 20%. Although in 2001 this indicator was equal to 42%.


Source: ID Sphere

The export of Russian meat will reach 1 million tons by 2024


By 2024, the export of meat products from Russia will grow to 1 million tons, say analysts of the National Meat Association (NMA).

Last year, Russian meat exports amounted to 300 thousand tons. This year, the first deliveries of beef to Turkey have already taken place. Russian enterprises are ready to ship their products to China and European countries. According to Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev, the only thing left is to break the administrative barriers built by several countries, and this is the responsibility of the Russian government.


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