• Ukraine: Experiments on piglets’ identification will continue

    Members of the Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders and experts of Agency of animal identification and registration agreed to continue piglet’s identification experiment. This time, animals will be tattooed in Nastashka, LLC.

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  • Consumption of pork in Ukraine: experts predict increasing in 2019

    Domestics analysts expect growing of pork and its products production, consumption and import in 2019. According to the premilitary results of Economics discussion board’s experts, meat products production in Ukraine can increase by 750 000 tones (+1%) in 2019. Relevant data were released in the balance of demand and supply of meat and meat products developed by analysts Economics Discussion Board (EDB).

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  • Why does the new veterinary medicine draft law need to be refined?

    Elaboration of a new version of draft Law «On the Introduction of Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Veterinary Medicine' (hereinafter — the Draft Law) took over a year. But after it was released it became clear that document needs significant improvements. Association of Pig Producers of Ukraine as well as other field specific unions, members of Food Safety and Veterinary Committee of Community Council at State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection have taken on this work.

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  • Commercial producers have increased the pig herd

    Over the year, a number of ‘industrial’ pigs in Ukraine went up by 2%. The corresponding increase in pigs’ number in commercial farms was noted by analysts of the Association of Pig Producers of Ukraine with reference to the data of the SSSU.

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  • Ukrainian pork import in November was the lowest from June, 2018

    Import of fresh, chilled and frozen pork to Ukraine reduced in November by 20%, comparing to October. During the last autumn’s month Ukraine bought 2.95 thsd tons of pig meat abroad. This information was shared by Analytical department of Association of Pig Producers of Ukraine.

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  • China detects ASF for the first time in wild boar

    The affected wild boar was found in Jilin province.

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  • Taiwan bans online sale of China meat and pork imports from Japan 

    According to Focus Taiwan, the Taiwan government has asked all e-commerce enterprises in the country to remove Chinese meat products from their websites, as part of an effort to prevent the spread of African swine fever (ASF) from China to Taiwan, Deputy Minister of the Council of Agriculture Chen Chi-chung said Thursday.

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  • China confirms ASF in the province with the highest pig production

    The Ministry of Agriculture has just confirmed the presence of African swine fever in Sichuan Province, the region with the highest swine production and the country's largest pork consumption rate.

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  • Russia produces more pigs

    During the first eight months of 2018, the production of pigs for slaughter in terms of live weight in agricultural organisations reached 2.65 million tonnes: 10.5% or 252,100 tonnes more than in the same period in 2017.

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  • Government of Canada secures market access for pork to Argentina

    The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, announced today that the Gove...
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  • Mexico and Denmark: cooperation in the agrifood sector

    The matters related to the technical cooperation and the exchange of experiences in the electronic certification of livestock products were addressed. The governments of Mexi...
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  • China’s pork imports are forecast to decline

    China’s pork imports are forecast to decline for the second consecutive year in 2018 as domestic production gains reduce demand of imported pork. According to USDA, the...
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  • Mexico records the highest livestock production in history

    Livestock production in Mexico attained an historic growth by reaching a record production of 6.5 million tonnes (carcass weight) in 2016, that meant an increase by&...
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  • No us pork deal yet, says Thailand PM

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha insisted Tuesday that Thailand has not yet struck any deal to allow the import of pork from the United States. According to Bangkok Post, he said...
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  • Global pork production is forecast up

    Global production is forecast up nearly 2 percent in 2018 to 113.1 million tons, primarily on expansion in China and to a lesser extent the United States....
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  • Central America consumes more pork

    In the last five years, pork consumption per capita in the countries in this region raised from 4.6 kg in 2012 to 5.3 kg in 2016, and the growth was encouraged...
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