Russia Produces Over 2 Million Tons of Pigs in 1H 2019
In January-June 2019, the production of pigs for slaughter in live weight in all categories of farms amounted to 2.33 million tons. This is 4.1% (90.8 thousand tons) more than in the same period last year.
The main increase in production was provided by agricultural producers of the Pskov, Belgorod, Voronezh, Kursk, Lipetsk regions and the Krasnodar Territory.
The export of pork and pork byproducts in 1H 2019 amounted to 42.6 thousand tons compared to 40.1 thousand tons in 1H 2018.