Ukraine

Crimean processors say it is too expensive to import meat from Russia

Meat processing crisis hits Crimea

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

In the coming months the Crimean peninsula could be left without meat products, with almost all companies involved in meat processing at risk of bankruptcy, experts have predicted.

There are suggestions that political motive is behind the closure

Ukraine pushes out Russian pork producer

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

One of Russia’s largest producers of poultry and pork, agricultural holding BEZRK-Belgrankorm, will close its business in Ukraine.

Ukraine advised to eliminate tax breaks for meat producers

Ukraine advised to eliminate tax breaks for meat producers

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will recommend the government of Ukraine cancel all benefits for farmers on payment of value added tax (VAT) and transfer the meat industry to a normal mode of tax payment. This was the message given in a special...

Pork prices jump in Ukraine

Pork prices jump in Ukraine

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Amid the continuing political crisis, Ukraine has reported a sharp rise of about 40% in the price of pork during the past two weeks. On the first week in April the retail price of pork was about UAH45 (US$3.78) per kg, while this week it rose to UAH59-UAH65...

Ukraine pork pricse could collapse due to oversupply

Ukraine may face pig production crisis

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Ukraine could face a collapse in pork prices this year due to oversupply, which is already taking its toll on the market, said the Association of Pig Producers of Ukraine. This, in turn, could lead to a crisis in pig production, it added, predicting that,...

Russia lifts ban on Ukrainian meat firm

Russia lifts ban on Ukrainian meat firm

By Carina Perkins

Russia’s veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has lifted restrictions on imports of pork and beef from Ukrainian company Tavr-Plus. The decision came into effect on 2 December.

Foreign investment boosts Ukraine meat production

Foreign investment boosts Ukraine meat production

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Meat production and exports in Ukraine have been boosted considerably by foreign investment in the industry this year, according to the country’s agriculture minister.

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