January 28, 2010

 

Russia December beef import value increases on-year; pork and poultry down

 
 

Russia imported in December 2009 US$264.2 million worth of beef, 5.6% more than in December 2008 and 18.7% more than in November 2009.

 

Pork imports to Russia in December were worth US$232.7 million, 4.7% less than in December 2008 and 29.2% more than in November 2009, the federal customs service reported.

 

Poultry imports to Russia in December were worth US$144.7 million, 19.8% less than in December 2008 and 24.1% more than in November 2009.