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Russia Significantly Boosts Meat Exports

In 2023, Russia’s meat exports surged to 649,000 tons. This represents a remarkable 19-fold increase compared to the year 2000, when exports amounted to a mere 34,000 tons. Sergey Dankvert, the head of Rosselkhoznadzor, revealed these figures during the service’s final board meeting.

Russia Significantly Boosts Meat Exports
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During the same period, imports of meat products declined by 3.8 times. In 2000, Russia brought in 2,253 thousand tons of meat, compared to 586 thousand tons imported in 2023.

Sergey Dankvert highlighted a notable surge in exports of pork, poultry, and beef.

For instance, pork exports increased from 4,000 tons in 2015 to 158,000 tons in 2023. At the same time, pork imports dropped to negligible amounts, marking a stark contrast with 2000, when Russia brought in 401,000 tons of pork compared to 1,000 tons in 2023.

A total of 687 Russian manufacturers are authorized to supply meat products to other countries.

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English version, 2 Apr 2024 01:35
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