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Ukraine: Pig breeding going for export

Frozen Pork Ham & Shoulder
Ukraine
Published Oct 21, 2021

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More than 2,000 pig farms have closed in Ukraine over the past five years, but forecasts are in favor of producers: worldwide pork consumption will increase and grow by 13% by 2030, to 16.5 million tons of meat annually. It is possible that part of this volume will be provided by Ukrainian pig farmers. Unless, of course, they are supported at the state level. Meanwhile, Ukraine, where pigs are considered a national symbol, is one of the largest importers of pork and was recently among the top 10 importers of this type of meat.

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Over the last five years, more than 2,000 pig farms have closed in Ukraine, but forecasts are in favor of producers: worldwide pork consumption will increase and by 1330 will increase by 13%, by 16.5 million tons of meat annually. It is possible that part of this volume will be provided by Ukrainian pig farmers. Unless, of course, they are supported at the state level. Meanwhile, Ukraine, where pigs are considered a national symbol, is one of the largest importers of pork and was recently among the top 10 importers of this type of meat. photo: Depositphotos It is increasingly difficult for domestic pig farmers to feed their animals: the rise in feed prices has hit production hard. Rising raw material prices are also constantly provoking rising prices for meat products. And imported pork is not a way out: imports are one of the components of price formation in the domestic market. According to experts, the share of livestock in the structure of the agro-industrial complex should be ...
Source: Agravery
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