Meat Imports

Jordan faces threat of disease due to smuggled livestock

Syria crisis hits Jordanian meat market

By Paul Cochrane

The demand for meat in Jordan has been weakened by the conflict in its troubled neighbour Syria, with the Jordanian economy slowing down due to regional instability, impacting consumer purchasing power. However, at the same time, demand for meat is being...

Russia looks set not to renew meat imports from the EU and US

Russia proposes endless ban on US, EU meat imports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia plans to exclude the US and EU from countries supplying its meat, following a draft decree published on the website of the country’s Ministry of Economic Development.

German exporters have complained about the number of administrative barriers imposed on them

Germany sees reduced pork exports to Ukraine

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

By the end of 2014, pork imports from Germany to Ukraine could drop by 19.4% – to 29,000 tonnes (t), according to representatives of German Meat*, the joint export promotion body for the German meat industry.

Rising Ukraine production sees import demand fall

Ukraine sees sharp drop in meat imports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

During the first nine months of 2014, meat imports to Ukraine amounted to 132,000 tonnes (t), down 41% year-on-year, according to reports from the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. Volumes have fallen due to the rise in domestic production...

Russia is considering a total ban on US poultry imports

Russia considers new import bans

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia is seeking new sanctions on meat product imports. The country’s veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said it was considering a ban on meat imports from Poland and a total ban on poultry imports from the USA, as well as plans to raise duty rates...

Imports of beef to Russia fell 21% in the first half of 2014

Russia continues to restrict meat imports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

During the first half of the year meat imports to Russia fell by 37% year-on-year, while the country’s own meat production rose by 4%, clearly to compensate the losses, according to data from Rosstat, the Russian State Statistics Service.

Russia has reduced its meat imports this year

Russian meat imports drop by almost a third

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Since the start of 2014, Russia has reduced meat imports by 27.1% to 159,100t on a year-on-year comparison, excluding trade with Belarus and Kazakhstan, the Russian Ministry of Agriculture has reported, citing data from the Federal Customs Service.

Russia might limit exports from Canada and Mexico

Russia to restrict meat imports from Canada and Mexico

By Carina Perkins

Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has warned that it might soon update the list of possible meat suppliers from Mexico and Canada, excluding all companies that could possibly export meat with the forbidden feed additive ractopamine.

Russia imposes more import bans

Russia imposes more import bans

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has announced temporary bans on the meat products of nine foreign companies, to be imposed from 23 January.

Russia doubles poultry meat import spend

Russia doubles poultry meat import spend

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia has increased meat imports significantly this year, with the value of poultry meat imports doubling, according to data from the country’s Federal Customers Service.

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