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Imports of live animals to the Kursk region of Russia decreased by 48.8%

Russia
Published Oct 22, 2020

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In the total structure of imports of agricultural products in the region, 35.2% falls on live animals According to the Federal Customs Service, imports of agricultural products in the Kursk region from the beginning of 2020 to October 10 reached 35.8 million US dollars, which is 9.6% more than for the same period in 2019, in value terms and by 31.9% more in physical terms - 14.1 thousand tons (hereinafter - excluding supplies from the EAEU countries in August - October). In the total structure of imports of agricultural products in the region, 35.2% falls on live animals.

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During the reporting period, animals with a total weight of 1.1 thousand tons were imported to the amount of 12.6 million US dollars. Compared to last year, supplies decreased by 48.8% in physical terms and by 15.9% in value. Mainly imported live pigs (71.4%), sheep and goats (23.7%). Canada became the main supplier of pigs (import volume amounted to 0.6 thousand tons for the amount of USD 8.9 million). Australia was the leading exporter of sheep (0.4 thousand tons for USD 3.0 million). The high share of the group "Live Animals" in the structure of imports of the Kursk region is associated with the commissioning of new livestock facilities and the reaching of the design capacity of existing livestock complexes, the Kursk branch of the FSBI "Center for Agroanalytics" notes. Goods from the Cocoa and Products from Cocoa Group were imported 1.9 thousand tons for the amount of USD 5.0 million. Compared to 2019, the import of these products increased 4.3 times in physical terms and 4.7 ...
Source: Specagro
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