October 21, 2009

Russia September beef output down on-year; pork, poultry output up

Russia produced 22,700 tonnes of beef in September, 20.6 percent less than in September 2008, the state statistics service said Tuesday (October 20).


Pork production in September was 54,900 tonnes, up 33.5 percent on the year. Poultry output was 201,000 tonnes, an increase of 18 percent compared with September 2008.