Growth in Belarusian poultry plants has been largely down to equipment upgrades

Belarus eyes international markets

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Poultry production in Belarus rose by nearly 70% between 2010 and 2015 and now the country has said it wants to become more competitive internationally.

Belarus claimed that Russian veterinary authorities limited supplies of pork for reasons that could not be proved

Belarus seeks to diversify meat exports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Belarus plans to establish poultry and beef exports to China in the months ahead, as the country’s meat industry is suffering from a drop in supplies to its main market – Russia, according to the country’s First Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food...

Products will only be allowed to transit the Russian Federation if they have passed through checkpoints

New meat import restrictions could threaten Russian-led Customs Union

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia has announced restrictions on the imports of a number of food products from its partners in the Customs Union – Belarus and Kazakhstan – as the issue of re-exporting banned products from the European Union (EU) and Canada continues to raise Russian...

The main reason for the fall in production is the decline in its profitability

Belarus faces sharp drop in pork production and exports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Belarus is experiencing a pork production crisis, due to a fall in profitability for existing farms and the continuing spread of African swine fever (ASF), which has affected the production indicators.

Rosselkhoznadzor has not ruled out the possibility of banning the supply of animal products from Belarus

Russia threatens ban meat on imports from Belarus due to EU re-exports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Rosselkhoznadzor has not ruled out the possibility of banning the supply of animal products from Belarus, due to a number of veterinary legislation violations revealed in a number of inspections in recent months, said Sergei Dankvert, head of the Russian...

Poland looking to export to China in lieu of Russian losses

Poland eyes pork exports to China to compensate for Russian ban

By Jaroslaw Adamowski, in Warsaw

Polish Minister of Agriculture Marek Sawicki has announced plans by Poland to launch pork exports to China in a bid to compensate for the losses incurred by Russia’s decision to ban imports of Polish pork, which started on 7 April.


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