General information

Russian pig breeding

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Breeding of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia summed up the production of pig products for 8 months of 2016. For 8 months of this year, the production of pigs for slaughter in live weight in agricultural organizations increased by 14.9% (+293.5 thousand tons) compared to the same period last year and amounted to 2,265.4 thousand tons.

According to Rosstat for August, the average price of agricultural producers for pigs in live weight in the Russian Federation was 94.4 rubles / kg.

“The main increase in the production of pigs for slaughter was provided by producers of the Pskov, Tver, Voronezh, Belgorod regions and the Republic of Bashkortostan. At the same time, a slight decrease was made in the Tomsk Region, the Perm and Altai Territories, ”the Department of Cattle and Breeding of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation noted.

Production grows, imports fall, everything goes according to plan

Production grows, imports fall, everything goes according to plan

Pork production in the Russian Federation, in slaughter weight, million tons:

2016 - 3580 (forecast taking into account the results for 8 months)

The share of imported pork in the Russian market:

2016 - 2.5% (forecast)

The livestock is growing steadily:

By the beginning of September 2016, the number of pigs in Russia increased noticeably - by 5.3%, to 23.3 million heads.

Comparison of pigs:

Ukraine 2000 - 10.1 million

Belarus 2000 - 3.4 million

Russia 2000 - 13.7 million

Ukraine 2016 - 7.5 million

Belarus 2016 - 2.8 million

Russia 2016 - 23.3 million

In principle, Russia already fully provides itself with pork (as well as with poultry meat). In 2016, Russia will produce much more pork than was consumed in Russia in 2015, together with 8.5% of imports.

Starting from 2017, Russian pork exports to China and Vietnam begin:

Russian meat exports to China begin at the end of the year

The most favorable situation with poultry meat, a little later, deliveries of beef will begin, and in 2017 - pork.

Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sergey Levin confirmed that all restrictions were lifted by the Chinese side. Rosselkhoznadzor began active work on the accreditation of the system and enterprises. It is difficult to name the exact dates, but, most likely, at the end of the year the first lots of poultry meat will go to the PRC market.

Russia will begin exporting pork to Vietnam

Rusargo Group of Companies will start supplying pork to Vietnam next year. This was reported by the media, the general director of the agricultural holding Maxim Basov.

“Vietnam has allowed deliveries of Russian pork to the country, and we are working on a permit for export ... Deliveries to Vietnam, I think, can begin next year,” said Basov during a conference call.

Also, the top manager spoke about Rusagro’s desire to enter the domestic market of China. To this end, the agricultural holding is working on obtaining special certificates.

Meat exports from Russia will increase with the opening of new markets to $ 1.5 billion by 2020 - expert

September 20, 2016

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will increase meat exports to $ 1.5 billion by 2020, subject to the gradual opening of foreign markets, said the head of the National Meat Association, Sergey Yushin, during a roundtable on the agro-industrial complex.

This year, exports of meat in value terms should be about $ 200 million, which is two times more than a year earlierhe said to Reuters.

Russia has already become a major producer in the global meat market, ranking fourth in the production of chicken meat and fifth in pork.said Yushin.

Livestock pigs

The number of pigs in Russia in farms of all categories as of January 1, 2017 totaled 22,033.3 thousand heads. In relation to January 1, 2016, the livestock increased by 2.4% or by 526.8 thousand heads, by January 1, 2015 - by 2.9% or by 614.1 thousand heads, by January 1, 2014 - by 12.7% or 2 487.2 thousand heads.

In the structure of the livestock of pigs, 83.4% was accounted for by agricultural organizations, 14.6% - by households, 2.0% - by peasant farms.

The analysis of long-term trends shows an increase in the number of pigs in 5 years by 27.7%, in 10 years - by 36.1%.

In 2016, the number of pigs in Russia reached the level of 1995, compared to 1990, a decrease in the number of livestock is observed - by 42.5%. At the same time, due to improved quality indicators (such as herd turnover), pork production during this period (when comparing data for 1990 and 2016) decreased slightly.

Pork production in Russia in 2016

In 2016, Russia produced 3,388.4 thousand tons of pork in terms of slaughter weight (4,346.1 thousand tons in live weight). Over the year, the volume of production in slaughter weight increased by 9.3% or by 289.7 thousand tons, for 5 years - by 39.6% or by 960.8 thousand tons, for 10 years - by 99.4% or by 1 689.2 thousand tons. The volumes of 2016 exceeded the volumes of 1991 and practically equaled those of 1990.

It should be noted that the increase in meat consumption in 2016 is largely due to pork. See article - Meat consumption in Russia in 2016 increased by 1 kg.

The structure of pork production in 2016 was distributed as follows: 80.5% was accounted for by agricultural organizations, 18.2% - by households, and 1.3% by peasant-farming enterprises.

Pork production by region. 2016 rating

The main producer of pork in 2016 is the Belgorod region. The volume of production in the region in 2016 amounted to 613.9 thousand tons in slaughter weight (787.4 thousand tons in live weight). Share in the all-Russian pork production - 18.1%. Compared to 2015, production increased by 5.1% or 29.6 thousand tons.

The Kursk region in 2016 is in second place with a share of 6.6% of the total pork production in Russia (225.0 thousand tons in slaughter weight). During the year, production increased by 11.1% or by 22.4 thousand tons.

In the Tambov region in 2016 produced 156.8 thousand tons of pork in slaughter weight (201.1 thousand tons in live). The region's share in total production is 4.6%. For comparison, in 2015, 147.4 thousand tons of pork were produced in the region.

In fourth place in the ranking of regions in 2016 is located the Pskov region, where they produced 119.3 thousand tons in slaughter weight (153.0 thousand tons in live), which is 45.9% or 37.5 thousand tons more, than in 2015. The share of the Pskov region in the all-Russian pork production was at the level of 3.5%.

The share of the Voronezh region in the total volume of pork production in 2016 was 3.4% or 114.2 thousand tons in slaughter weight (146.5 thousand tons in live). During the year, production increased by 31.2% or by 27.2 thousand tons.

In addition to these regions, the TOP-20 largest regions of pork producers in farms of all categories in 2016 included:

6. Chelyabinsk Region (production volume - 108.0 thousand tons in slaughter weight, share in total pork production - 3.2%).

7. Krasnoyarsk Territory (92.2 thousand tons, 2.7%).

8. Lipetsk region (88.9 thousand tons, 2.6%).

9. Altai Krai (81.4 thousand tons, 2.4%).

10. Tver region (80.8 thousand tons, 2.4%).

11. Omsk Region (76.4 thousand tons, 2.3%).

12. The Republic of Tatarstan (75.8 thousand tons, 2.2%).

13. Republic of Bashkortostan (66.8 thousand tons, 2.0%).

14. Krasnodar Territory (66.8 thousand tons, 2.0%).

15. Tyumen region (61.2 thousand tons, 1.8%).

16. Udmurt Republic (55.8 thousand tons, 1.6%).

17. Rostov region (54.9 thousand tons, 1.6%).

18. Novosibirsk region (54.6 thousand tons, 1.6%).

19. Sverdlovsk Region (53.7 thousand tons, 1.6%).

20. Stavropol Territory (53.0 thousand tons, 1.6%).

In 2016, the total pork production in farms of all categories in regions not included in the TOP-20 amounted to 1,089.0 thousand tons in slaughter weight (32.1% of the total pork production).