September 12, 2012


Ukraine's 2012 pork production forecast at 750,000 tonnes


Ukraine's 2012 pork production was estimated at 750,000 tonnes by the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry.


Ukrainian News learned this from a statement by the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry.


According to the statement, Andrii Hetia, cattle breeding department head, expects the pork production to grow by 50,000 this year over 2011. He said the imports of pork reduced over the past 2-3 years.


As Ukrainian News earlier reported, processing companies trimmed average weighted wholesale selling prices of pork of the second category by 0.54% to UAH31.3 (US$3.87) per kilogramme August 6-21.