September 17, 2013


Russia's poultry production up in Jan-Aug



In an aim to reduce imports, Russia's poultry production increased as the government stimulated investment in the industry.


This is according to the data released by the federal statistics service on Monday (Sep 9).


The agency said poultry output increased from January to August, fell by 4.2% on-year to 2.3 million tonnes.


Without giving tonnages, poultry output in August was 0.5% down on-year and 4.2% down on-month, the statistics service said.

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