Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was confident Russia would eventually reach an agreement with China on pork exports to the country.
Sergei Novikov, general director of Russian business group Agropromcomplektatsya, told Putin at a meeting last week, as quoted in a statement on the Kremlin website.
Novikov estimates that the deal will bring about $1 billion in additional revenue to Russia’s pig farming industry, and acknowledged that despite extensive recent negotiations, no progress has been made on the issue.
In early November, Rosselhoznadzor reported that Russia had recorded 122 cases of his ASF since the beginning of the year, 65 of which occurred on pig farms. A virus hit several industrial plants this year, causing mass murder.
The Russian president also said that the Russian veterinary service had successfully persuaded the Chinese side to open the country to the export of Russian poultry and beef.In 2021, according to official statistical data, China will export poultry meat Russia’s largest importer of broiler meat, buying nearly 50% of the Russian broiler meat sold to foreign customers.
Overall, Russian meat exports will reach 550,000 tonnes this year, worth $1.5 billion, Putin estimates. In 2021, Russia exported her 533,000 tonnes of meat, up 2.8% year-on-year. Exports in value terms he reached $1.2 billion, an increase of 32% over the previous year.