Russia's meat import quotas in 2012 will be reduced by 30%
On Friday, July 22, 2012, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin announced the pork import quota of 35 million tons in 2011 to 50 million tons.
Russia announced plans to fully meet the quota in 2015 on behalf of the pig farming industry pork completely self-sufficient. Putin also said that in 2011, Russia will import 60 to 650 thousand tons of pork, and pork production in Russia will reach 2.4 million tons.
Russia, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the National Meat Association, Sergei? Particular unicast: "According to our calculations, this year's pork production may even be slightly higher than this level to about 243 to 245 tons. "
Experts say: "We plan to up to 2015 pork production in 2010 based on the increase 50 to 60 million tons. In the most favorable circumstances, as of 2015, we can increase 100 million tons. "
Mrs Shin added that, even if the domestic market is completely saturated, it will not give up the import supply. The level of domestic market saturation is expected in the next 2 to 3 years to make pork prices.