On Thursday, Dmitry Medvedev, met with the governor of the Belgorod Region Yevgeny Savchenko. Even last year, the President visited in Belgorod on cattle-breeding complexes and was pleased with how everything is organized. The President praised the Belgorod that produced meat is 3 times more than in the days of the USSR, said, "Komsomolskaya Pravda".
At a meeting of the State Council on the topic of meat while Medvedev said that Russia must ensure the production of meat at a level sufficient for the country’s food security.
With this issue, and the president began yesterday’s meeting with the governor.
— The meat we have podsazheny on imports, and this is our food security does not improve at least — said Medvedev. — And in a period of rising prices for meat and it’s spurring inflation.
The governor told the president that last year in the Belgorod region produced 1,000,000 tonnes of meat.
— Ordinance, of course, do not mind, I am ready to mark state awards and other signs promoting, — said the president. — For me it is clear where it came from this one million tons, because when you and I last met and traveled in the Belgorod region, I noticed that the number of large livestock farms and their equipment with new equipment beyond praise — remember President.
The governor promised to continue to "keep it up."
— All the more so due to competitive market prices for food, we do not grow — and boasted Savchenko.
Recall, as we wrote earlier "Kazakh-Grain", in 2015 Kazakhstan plans to increase the supply of beef to Russia up to 60 million tons a year. In 2011, the export potential of Kazakhstan over the meat of cattle in the Russian Federation is 2 tons.