Russia Continues to Focus on Improving Meat Production

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Posted on: 18 Sep 2012

Russian beef cattle inventories have grown significantly over the last three years, supported by subsidized live cattle imports in accordance with State beef production programs.

THIS REPORT CONTAINS ASSESSMENTS OF COMMODITY AND TRADE ISSUES MADE BY USDA STAFF AND NOT NECESSARILY STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL U.S. GOVERNMENT POLICY Required Report - public distribution Date: 9/5/2012 GAIN Report Number: RS1255 Russian Federation Livestock and Products Annual Russia Continues to Focus on Improving Domestic Meat Production Approved By: Christopher Riker Prepared By: Mikhail Maksimenko Report Highlights: Russian beef cattle inventories have grown significantly over the last three years, supported by subsidized live cattle imports in accordance with State beef production programs. Beef consumption remained flat due to a small decrease in beef production compared to previous years and a slight increase in imports as a result of increased tariff-rate quota (TRQ) volumes for “high-quality” beef. A drought in the summer of 2012 is anticipated to adversely impact the growth rate of pork production in Russia in 2012 and 2013 because of high feed prices. Imports of live pigs, beef and pork decreased from January through June 2012 because importers delayed purchases in order to take advantage of lower duties to be applied in the second half of 2012. Accordingly, imports of these commodities are expected to increase in late 2012. Executive Summary: FAS/Moscow forecasts the overall Russian cattle inventory, by the end of 2012, to increase by 0.7% to 19,430,000 head. Beef cow inventories are forecast to increase in 2011 and 2012 by 45% and 24%, respectively. Live cattle imports continue to grow, supported by State subsidies for domestic beef production programs. FAS/Moscow increased its slaughter forecast for 2012 by 0.6%, to 6.78 million head. However, beef production did not change due to slightly lower slaughter weights for cattle. Producers expedited slaughter because of feed shortages, and high prices for feed, after a drought in the summer of 2012. FAS/Moscow forecasts beef production to remain flat in 2013 as producers are expected to continue to augment their slaughter rates in the first half of the year. FAS/Moscow decreased its 2012 forecast for swine beginning stocks by 0.4% due to a slight increase in pigs slaughtered because of difficulties in supplies of affordable feed. FAS/Moscow decreased its 2012 pork production forecast by 2.7%, to 2.045 MMT, because of increased feed prices resulting from lower grain production (caused by unfavorable weather conditions throughout the world). However, year-on-year pork production is still forecast to increase to 2.045 MMT, or 2.2% more in 2012 than in 2011. Pork production in 2013 is forecast to grow by another 2.7%, to 2.1 MMT, following the renovation and construction of new swine production farms. Pork imports in 2012 are forecasts by FAS/Moscow to grow by 5.5% and beef imports to remain stable in 2012. Increased imports from Belarus are expected to offset decreased imports from Europe and the United States during the first half of 2012. Production: Cattle and Beef FAS/Moscow forecasts the overall Russian cattle inventory, by the end of 2012, to increase by 0.7% to 19,430,000 head. Beef cow inventories are forecast to increase in 2011 and 2012 by 45% and 24%, respectively. Live cattle imports continue to grow, supported by State subsidies for domestic beef production programs. FAS/Moscow increased its slaughter forecast for 2012 by 0.6%, to 6.78 million head. However, beef production did not change due to slightly lower slaughter weights for cattle. Producers expedited slaughter because of feed shortages, and high prices for feed, after a drought in the summer of 2012. FAS/Moscow forecasts beef production to remain flat in 2013 as producers are expected to continue to augment their slaughter rates in the first half of the year. Russian Government officials stated that they believe Russian production will be able to satisfy most of Russia’s beef needs by 2018-2020. To accomplish this, Russia’s Ministry of Agriculture announced it will fund 8-10 large support projects for beef production as well as dozens of medium-sized projects throughout the country. FAS/Moscow anticipates Altay, the Far East and Siberia, which have large areas of pastures, to be the focal points for the assistance. Despite State interest in increasing Russian beef production, beef consumption remained flat due to a modest decrease in production, when compared to previous years, and a slight increase in imports as a result of increased TRQ volumes for “high-quality” beef. High-quality beef, as defined by Russia’s World Trade Organization (WTO) commitments, will be provided quota-free access at a fixed tariff rate of 15% (currently, such an exception is provided only to beef imported with a value in excess of €8/kg). Graph 1. Monthly production of meat and poultry from January 2010 through July 2012, 1,000MT Source: Rosstat Table 1a. Russia: Cattle Numbers, 1,000 Head Anim 2011 2012 2013 al Numbers, Ca Market Year Begin: Jan Market Year Begin: Jan Market Year Begin: Jan ttle Rus 2011 2012 2013 sia USDA Official New Post USDA Official New Post USDA Official New Post Total Cattle Beg. Stks 19,970 19,970 19,575 19,695 19,430 Dairy Cows Beg. 8,650 8,553 8,580 8,678 8,675 Stocks Beef Cows Beg. 200 290 250 310 360 Stocks Production (Calf Crop) 6,800 6,800 6,800 6,850 6,900 Total Imports 95 95 100 100 110 Total Supply 26,865 26,865 26,475 26,645 26,440 Total Exports 1 1 1 1 1 Other Slaughter 6,840 6,720 6,740 6,780 6,800 Total Slaughter 6,840 6,720 6,740 6,780 6,800 Loss 449 449 434 434 434 Ending Inventories 19,575 19,695 19,300 19,430 19,205 Total Distribution 26,865 26,865 26,475 26,645 26,440 NOTE: Official USDA data is available at http://www.fas.usda.gov/psdonlineonline Table 1b. Russia: Beef and Veal Production, Supply & Distribution, 1,000 MT CWE 2011 2012 2013 M Market Year Begin: Jan Market Year Begin: Jan Market Year Begin: Jan eat, Beef and Veal Rus 2011 2012 2013 sia USDA New USDA New USDA New Official Post Official Post Official Post Slaughter (Reference) 6,840 6,840 6,740 6,810 6,800 Production 1,360 1,360 1,340 1,350 1,345 Total Imports 1,130 1,065 1,145 1,070 1,080 Total Supply 2,490 2,425 2,485 2,420 2,425 Total Exports 4 8 4 8 9 Human Dom. 2,486 2,417 2,481 2,412 2,416 Consumption Total Dom. 2,486 2,417 2,481 2,412 2,416 Consumption Total Distribution 2,490 2,425 2,485 2,420 2,425 NOTE: Official USDA data is available at http://www.fas.usda.gov/psdonlineonline Swine and Pork Swine Production FAS/Moscow decreased its 2012 forecast for swine beginning stocks by 0.4% due to a slight increase in pigs slaughtered because of difficulties in supplies of affordable feed. Swine production in Russia stabilized as a result of State support and increased investments in the industry. Industrial production at agricultural establishments, at the beginning of January 2012, had increased by 9.6%, weight gain/day increased by 5.9%. Further the number of furrowed sows increased by 4.6%, the piglet crop increased by 8.8%, and the piglet crop per 100 sows increased by 7.8 percent. FAS/Moscow attributes these improved yields to improved farm management and feed, better veterinary services, and better-quality swine genetics. Pork Production FAS/Moscow decreased its 2012 pork production forecast by 2.7%, to 2.045 MMT, because of increased feed prices resulting from lower grain production (caused by unfavorable weather conditions throughout the world). However, year-on-year pork production is still forecast to increase to 2.045 MMT, or 2.2% more in 2012 than in 2011. Pork production in 2013 is forecast to grow by another 2.7%, to 2.1 MMT, following the renovation and construction of new swine production farms. Table 2a. Russia: Swine Numbers, 1,000 Head Animal Numbers, Swine 2011 2012 2013 Russia Market Year Begin: Jan Market Year Begin: Jan Market Year Begin: Jan 2011 2012 2013 USDA New USDA New USDA New Official Post Official Post Official Post Total Beginning Stocks 17 231 17 231 17 330 17 258 17 300 Sow Beginning Stocks 2 150 2 150 2 225 2 100 2 200 Production (Pig Crop) 30 650 30 650 32 000 31 350 32 680 Total Imports 670 782 775 785 565 Total Supply 48 551 48 663 50 105 49 393 50 545 Total Exports 1 0 1 0 0 Other Slaughter 29 415 29 603 30 824 30 286 30 800 Total Slaughter 29 415 29 603 30 824 30 286 30 800 Loss 1 805 1 802 1 850 1 807 1 850 Ending Inventories 17 330 17 258 17 430 17 300 17 895 Total Distribution 48 551 48 663 50 105 49 393 50 545 NOTE: Official USDA data is available at http://www.fas.usda.gov/psdonlineonline Table 2b. Russia: Pork Production, Supply & Distribution, 1,000 MT CWE 2011 2012 2013 M Market Year Begin: Market Year Begin: Market Year Begin: eat, Swine Rus Jan 2011 Jan 2012 Jan 2013 sia USDA New USDA New USDA New Official Post Official Post Official Post Slaughter (Reference) 29 415 29 603 30 824 30 286 30 800 Beginning Stocks 0 0 0 0 0 Production 1 995 2 000 2 100 2 045 2 100 Total Imports 946 971 900 975 1 025 Total Supply 2 941 2 971 3 000 3 020 3 125 Total Exports 1 0 1 0 0 Human Dom. Consumption 2 940 2 971 2 999 3 020 3 125 Total Dom. Consumption 2 940 2 971 2 999 3 020 3 125 Total Distribution 2 941 2 971 3 000 3 020 3 125 NOTE: Official USDA data is available at http://www.fas.usda.gov/psdonlineonline Livestock Production in 2012 The Federal State Statistics Service of Russia (Rosstat) reported that cattle production for slaughter at agricultural establishments decreased by 11% to 684,000 MT in 2011, when compared to 2010 (due to a reduced interest at Russian dairy farms in fattening cattle). Rosstat reported that pig production increased by 9.6% to 1.607 MMT due to improved efficiency and increased investments. The average gain-weight-per-day increased by 2.6% for cattle and 5.9% for swine, to 514 grams (1.13 pounds) and 465 grams (1.55 pounds) per day, respectively. Cattle Inventory Investments and activity in the dairy industry have stimulated Russian cattle production. However, production per cow has decreased slightly. Rosstat reported that the number of calved, inseminated cows and heifers (2.56 million) and the domestic calf crop (2.58 million) jointly decreased by 4.3% on agricultural establishments in 2011. FAS/Moscow forecasts decreased production per cow, from 77 calves per 100 cows in 2012 to 76 in 2013. The decreased production is attributable to a lack of professional livestock specialists which are needed to service new, modern beef and dairy farms, populated with highly productive domestic and imported cattle. Moreover, the share of cattle inventories on private household farms is also decreasing because younger farming generations are moving to towns and cities and are not staying in the business of livestock farming. Private household farms raised 46.8% of cattle by the end of June 2012 compared to 47.7% by the end of June 2011. The total number of cattle in Russia was 21.4 million head at the end of June 2012 (which includes 9.2 million head of cows (i.e., a year-on-year growth figure of 2.3%), which is a 1.3% increase from the same time period in 2011. The Russian government ties subsidies for livestock production to the maintenance of stable livestock inventories. Dairy cattle breeders, (e.g., in the Omsk region) which suffered from drought, slaughtered their livestock to counter burgeoning feed costs. However, the Federal and local governments are now concerned that the current shortage, exacerbated by a prolonged drought in the summer of 2012, will have a significant impact on Russian milk and meat production in the near future. Given these circumstances, the Governors of these regions insist that all livestock should be saved, and that farmers should take whatever measures are available in order to maintain livestock inventories at their current levels. In turn, the Governors anticipate their regions will receive additional financial support from the Federal budget. Beef Cattle Inventory Business activity, coupled with the state support through subsidized credits, has stimulated development of beef cattle inventories. The number of beef cows grew by 6.4% on agricultural establishments to 193,115 head by the end of 2011 (from 181,492 head at the end of 2010). Table 3. Cattle Inventories, End of the Year, 1,000 head 2009 2010 2011 2011 as a % of 2010 All farms Cattle 20,671 19,970 20,069 100.5 Including cows 9,026 8,844 8,948 101.2 Agricultural establishments Cattle 9,555 9,259 9,155 98.9 Including beef cattle 466,892 508,190 N/A N/A Including cows 3,767 3,713 3,707 99.8 Including cows of beef breeds, head* N/D 181,492 193,115 106.4 Source: Rosstat *Presentation at beef conference, May 2011 Swine and Pork The expansion of investment in the Russian swine production sector hasn’t yielded expanding sow stocks. In fact, Rosstat decreased 2012 beginning stocks by 5.6% after publishing year-end, finalized 2011 data. FAS/Moscow forecasts higher 2013 sow stocks (4.8% more than in 2012, or 2.2 million head) thanks to feed supply increases in 2013. FAS/Moscow has decreased the estimate of 2012 pork production by 2.7 % (2.045 MMT) because of increased feed prices due to lower grain production (caused by unfavorable weather conditions throughout the world). However, year-on-year pork production is still forecast to increase to 2.045 MMT (or 2.2% more than in 2011). Pork production in 2013 is forecast to increase by 2.7%, to 2.1 MMT, when compared to 2012. Although Russian agricultural establishments report growth in pork production (i.e., 1.607 MMT in 2011, compared to 1.466 MMT in 2010), the actual production figure is much lower because small producers -- private household farms and private farms in many regions were infected with African Swine Fever (ASF) -- have been forced to close their swine production business. As a result, private household farms raised only 30.4% of Russia’s swine, at the end of June 2012 (they accounted for 34.5% at the end of June 2011). According to Rosstat, all of Russia’s swine farms held 17.3 million head at the end of December 2011, 0.7% more than in 2010. At the end of June 2012, all Russian swine producers had raised 19.3 million head of swine during the first six months of the year, a 3.7% increase when compared to the same time period in 2011. As is the case this year, FAS/Moscow anticipates that 2013 production figures will also be negatively influenced by the 2012 global grain situation. Table 4. Swine inventories by types of farms in 2010 and 2011, Mln. Head Including All farms Agricultural Privatre houshod rivate farms organizations farm Ps 2010 2011 %11/10 2010 2011 %11/10 2010 2011 %11/10 2010 2011 %11/10 Pigs 17,218 17,250 100.2 10,815 11,430 105.7 5,605 5,162 92.1 0.798 0.666 83.5 Including Main sows 1,467 1,428 97.3 0.724 0.739 102.0 0.654 0.620 94.8 0.089 0.069 78.1 Piglets of four month age 6,607 7,159 108.4 4,662 5,0301 107.9 1,695 1,857 109.6 0.249 0.271 108.7 Consumption: According to Rossatat, Russia has increased its consumption of meat and poultry products in 2012, to 69 kilogram, compared to 67 kilograms in 2009. The combination of Russian pork production and import growth has led to increased consumption of pork in Russia (i.e., from 21.0 kg per capita in 2011 {46.30 pounds/capita}, to 21.4 kg per capita in 2012 {47.12 pounds/capita}, to an estimated 22.1 kgs per capita in 2013 {48.72 pounds/capita}). Table 5. Annual Meat and Poultry consumption, kilogram per capita 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2010/2009 Meat, including offals and raw fat 59 62 66 67 69 103.0 Meat, excluding offals and raw fat 54 57 61 61 63 103.3 Source: Rosstat http://www.gks.ru/wps/wcm/connect/rosstat/rosstatsite/main/publishing/catalog/statisticJournals/doc_1265196018 516 Imports of beef decreased by 6.6% from January-June 2012 to 275.506 MMT, when compared to the same period in 2011. During the same period, pork imports increased by 2.9% (to 395,186 MT), and poultry imports increased by 16.0% to 240,882 MT. Prices increased for imported beef by 15.0% to RUR 4,516/MT (USD$ 141/MT), by 3.7 % for imported pork to RUR3,292/MT (USD$ 102.9/MT) and for imported poultry by 7.9 % to RUR 1,478 /MT (USD $46.2/MT). Trade: Pork imports in 2012 are forecasts by FAS/Moscow to grow by 5.5%, due to increased imports from Belarus (which uses its privilege as a member of the Customs Union {CU} to export duty free products to Russia). FAS/Moscow forecasts beef imports to remain stable in 2012, due to increased imports from Belarus. Increased imports from Belarus are expected to offset decreased imports from Europe and the United States during the first half of 2012. Russian cattle imports were up 18% in the first half of 2012 when compared to the first half of 2011 (when there were problems with vessel availability for cattle transportation). However, FAS/Moscow forecasts cattle imports to grow by 5% during calendar year 2012. Swine imports to Russia decreased from 1.2 million head in 2009 to 669,000 head in 2011 as a result of a higher import duty which grew from 5% in 2009 to 40% in 2010. Russian imports of live swine decreased 52% in the first half of 2012, compared to the same period of 2011, because importers delayed purchases in order to take advantage of lower duties that will be applied in the second half of 2012 after Russia acceded to the WTO. The bulk of imports are expected to originate from Estonia, Denmark, Latvia and Germany. Belarus exported 109,000 head of swine to Russia in 2011. January- June 2012 swine imports from all countries (excluding Belarusian imports of 43,000 head) were 180,000 head (compared to 383,000 head during the same period in 2011). The Russian Union of Pork Producers believes that the new 5% duty on live pigs will significantly increase swine imports resulting in injury to the domestic industry. The Union has estimated that as many as one million of pigs will be imported into Russian in 2013. Trade Policy In February of 2012, the Russian Government stated that Russia needs to protect the domestic market against cheap imports of high-quality beef after Russia's accedes to the World Trade Organization (WTO). To do so, the Government announced its intention to develop a revised definition for “high- quality beef” that focuses on quality rather than price. High-quality beef, as defined by Russia’s WTO commitments, will be provided quota-free access at a fixed tariff rate of 15% ad velorem (currently, such an exception is provided only to beef imported with a value in excess of €8/kg). The Ministry of Agriculture was tasked with developing a national standard for high quality beef. The Russian Meat Processing Institute (RMPI) began working with the Ministry on this definition and, according to RMPI, will define “high quality beef” as chilled, not frozen. This definition, if put into effect, would potentially limit imports of these products. In addition, the Ministry of Agriculture, in conjunection with the National Meat Unions, has been tasked with developing additional stimulus packages for pork production facilities to help modernize old facilities, and construct new establishments for the slaughter and processing of two million head per facility. It is anticipated that in December of 2012, the Ministry will develop a branch program called the “Development of pork production in Russia for a period of 2013-2015,” as well as a concept for the “Development of pork production in Russia for a period until 2020.” Currently the Russian swine industry is monitoring how WTO obligations may influence the competitiveness of their pork production and processing. The swine producers and processors have indicated they stand ready to request protective measures from the Government, if necessary, including the application of higher duties on live pigs. Russian Pork producers are also worried about continued outbreaks of ASF which is spreading across Russia. According to VPSS there have been more than 20 reported outbreaks between January-July of 2012. In turn, VPSS reportedly developing a national program for the eradication of ASF. Production Tables Table 6. Livestock Inventories by Types of Farms in 2010 and 2011, Mln. Head All farm Including s Agricultural organizations Private household farms Private farms %11/1 %11/1 %11/1 %11/1 2010 2011 2010 2011 2010 2011 2010 2011 0 0 0 0 19,96 20,13 9,27 1,47 1,69 Cattle 8 4 100.8 9,257 9,165 99.0 9,236 6 100.4 6 3 114.7 includin g Milking 4,41 0.71 0.86 Cows 8,843 8,988 101.6 3,713 3,712 100.0 4,412 3 100.0 9 4 120.2 0.598 0.56 0.08 0.08 Heifers 1,328 1,300 97.9 643.2 0.649 100.8 3 3 94.1 6 8 102.5 0.10 0.01 0.01 Bulls 0.131 0.145 110.9 0.029 0.030 103.6 0.089 2 115.1 3 3 98.8 17,25 10,81 11,43 5,16 0.79 0.66 Pigs 1,218 0 100.2 5 0 105.7 5,605 2 92.1 8 6 83.5 includin g Main 0.62 0.08 0.06 Sows 1,467 1,428 97.3 0.724 0.739 102.0 0.654 0 94.8 9 9 78.1 Piglets of Four Months 5,030 1,85 0.24 0.27 Age 6,607 7,159 108.4 4,662 1 107.9 1,695 7 109.6 9 1 108.7 Source: Rosstat Table 7. Livestock Inventories in 2012, 2010, 2011, and end of period, by Types of Farms, Mln. Head Calendar year Year to date 2010 2011 June 2011 June 2012 %, 12/11 Agricultural establishments Cattle 9.26 9.17 9.3 9.4 100.2 Swine 10.82 11.43 11.4 12.8 111.9 Private household farms Cattle 9.24 9.28 10.1 10.0 99.4 Swine 5.61 5.16 6.4 5.9 91.3 Private farms Cattle 1.48 1.69 1.7 2.0 119.2 Swine 0.8 0.67 0.8 0.7 85.3 http://www.gks.ru/free_doc/doc_2012/rus-eng12.pdf Table 8. Swine Production on Agricultural Establishments 2010 2011 2011 as a % of 2010 Production for slaughter, 1,000 MT 1,466,0 1,607,0 109,6 Average live weight for slaughter 103,0 103,0 100,0 Average weight gain/day 439 465 105,9 Furrowed sows 1,758,361 1,839,065 104,6 Including tested 424,632 448,675 105,7 Piglet crop, total, head 17,877,786 19,445,077 108,8 Excluding tested 14,071,206 15,326,536 108,9 Piglet crop per 100 sows 2,278 2,455 107,8 Source: Rosstat Table 9. Meat and Poultry Production, at Agricultural Establishments, by month January 2010 through July 2012 , 1,000 MT Total meat and poultry Cattle Pork Poultry 2010 Jan 451.3 72.1 107 269 Feb 455.7 76.9 24-Apr 260.2 March 515.7 85.8 137.8 290.1 April 507.6 82.1 135.4 287.2 May 493.1 75.5 130.8 283.9 June 479.1 75.1 133.5 267 July 474.8 71.2 128.8 271.7 Aug 481.3 75 130.5 271.2 Sept 518.1 87.6 135.7 289.9 Oct 521.8 84.6 134.5 297.7 Nov 532.2 82.4 139.9 302.3 Dec 625.1 105.1 174 330.1 2011 Jan 491.1 69.6 119.8 297.5 Feb 485.4 68.2 127.5 287.2 March 544.2 74.1 148.5 318.2 April 528.7 73.1 143.4 309.7 May 535.6 67 141 324.4 June 530.6 67.7 142.3 316.2 July 510.2 63.2 139.6 304.9 Aug 543.7 70 155.7 314 Sept 561.8 79.3 154.3 321.2 Oct 578.2 78.1 157.4 338.1 Nov 590.8 79.9 155.9 346.4 Dec 681.6 101.6 187.3 378 2012 Jan 545.3 68.4 131.3 341.9 Feb 560.2 70.7 146.1 340.9 March 606.7 76.2 157.1 370.5 April 601.2 73 163.1 362.6 May 604.5 71.2 168.5 362.5 June 598.7 72.2 161.9 361.2 July 70.8 160.9 349.9 Source: Rosstat Table 10. Livestock Production at Agricultural Establishments, live weight, 1,000MT, 2010 and 2011 2010 2011 2011 as a % of 2010 Production for slaughter, 1,000 MT Cattle 768,0 684,0 89,1 Pigs 1466,0 1607,0 109,6 Poultry 3323,0 3755,0 113,0 Average live weight for slaughter Cattle, kilogram 363,0 362,0 99,7 Pigs, kilogram 103,0 103,0 100,0 Average weight gain, grams/day Cattle 501 514 102,6 Pigs 439 465 105,9 Calved inseminated cows and heifers 2,679,173 2,563 ,099 95,7 Calf crop 2,702,616 2,584,639 95,6 Furrowed sows, main and tested 1,758,361 1,839,065 104,6 Including tested 424,632 448,675 105,7 Piglet crop, total, head 17,877,786 19,445,077 108,8 Including from main sows 14,071,206 15,326,536 108,9 Piglets crop per 100 sows 2,278 2,455 107,8 Losses Cattle 230,630 199,772 86,6 Pigs 3,082,411 3,092865 100.3 Losses during reported period, head Calves 162,830 143,883 88,4 Pigs 2,492,204 2,453,742 98,5 Losses, % to the herd turnover Cattle 2.4 2.2 N/A Pigs 11.4 10.7 N/A Losses, % of crop Calves 6,0 5,6 N/A Piglets 13,9 12,6 N/A Source: Rosstat Table 11. Changes in Volumes of Marketed Food Product Sold in 2011 Percentage to the previous year (at constant Meat sales as a percentage of total food prices) sales Red Meat 100.2 2.4 Poultry meat 110.3 1.2 Meat 109.3 4.0 products Meat/canned 97.6 0.4 Source: Rosstat Trade Tables Table 12. Belarus Export Statistics Commodity: 010392, Swine, Live, Weighing 50 Kg (110.23 lb.) Or More Each Calendar Year: 2009 - 2011 Quantity % Change Partner Country 2009 2010 2011 2011/2010 World 3,450 54,200 108,938 100.99 Russia 3,450 54,200 108,938 100.99 Source of Data: Global Trade Atlas (GTIS) Table 13. Russia: Beef Imports (HS-0201. 0202. 0210.20. 1602.50) Calendar year Year to date Partner Country 2009 2010 2011 Jan-June 2011 Jan-June 2012 % World 639.462 626.767 605,025 311.196 294.161 - 5.47 Brazil 322.969 282.184 224,160 39.132 21.773 - 44.36 EU-27 19.266 78.717 80,741 126.641 120.534 - 4.82 Uruguay 66.199 78.926 77,528 40.660 35.254 -13.3 Australia 16.224 41.167 65.,251 34.985 16.857 -51.8 Paraguay 46.663 64.089 50,478 28.229 45.061 59.6 United States 3.183 22.311 39,215 11.508 22.090 92.0 Mexico 0 2.863 22,516 9.180 16.400 78.7 Argentina 136.991 33.933 14,899 8.126 5.341 -44.7 Ukraine 18.823 12.847 12,367 6.258 6.502 3.9 Moldova 63 1.530 3,514 661 1.259 90.5 New Zealand 394 1.041 2,133 1.239 2.095 69.1 Source: GTIS Note: Excludes Belarus (entire time series) and Kazakhstan (since July 2010) Table 14. Russia: Pork Imports (HS-0203. 0210.11-19. 1602.41-49) Calendar year Year to date Year to date Partner Country Jan-June 2011 Jan-June 2012 12/11 2009 2010 2011 % World 649.791 656.974 681.591 336.004 331.682 - 1.29 EU-27 247.716 303.686 356.609 167.152 155.396 - 7.03 Brazil 249.715 223.926 133.050 91.332 46.410 - 49.19 Canada 41.962 67.122 112.017 43.153 75.791 75.63 United States 107.676 59.405 58.016 23.566 35.801 51.92 Ukraine 0 471 12.708 6.118 10.682 74.60 Chile 2.027 1.600 5.284 1.366 6.865 402.40 Source: GTIS Note: Excludes Belarus (entire time series) and Kazakhstan (since July 2010)
Posted: 18 September 2012

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