Russia sells abroad more pork. Its exports are growing at 20% a year. Including — due to buyers from China.
However, exports of pork from Russia is still small. Last year, she was taken by only 4 million. The main buyer — a neighbor of the Customs Union — Kazakhstan. For comparison, chicken and other poultry farmers in 2012 exported 64 million dollars.
Now the export of Russian pork will go up dramatically. The reason — this year it began shipping to Asia. Especially in China. Earlier Celestial bought from Russian farmers unless pig ears and snouts. There, these by-products are smoked and consumed as a snack with beer. Now the Chinese are becoming fans of Russian hryushek meat and fat.