June 22, 2009

Russia May beef output down; pork, poultry up

Russia produced 17,800 tonnes of beef in May 17, 14 percent less than a year earlier, the State Statistics Service reported Friday (June 19).


Pork production in May was 48,700 tonnes, 18.1 percent more than a year earlier. Poultry output was 191,000 tonnes, an increase of 12.1 percent on the year.