According to the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, in 2013 the total production of pork in all categories of farms amounted to 3.6 million tons.
Despite last year the industry's problems , which were caused by scissors feed prices and pig production , despite the epidemic of African swine fever , swine in Russia retains the trend of development . Indicators of pork production in all categories of farms in the past year by 10.3 % higher than in 2012 . The number of pigs in all categories at the end of 2013 more than in the end of 2012 by 7.8 % and amounted to 14,616,948 heads . P>
In the industrial sector managed to get a record increase in production of pigs for slaughter - 501 thousand tons , which is 25 % more than in 2012 . If these results can be maintained , then three years later, Russia will be able to provide themselves with this meat by almost 85 %. P>
However, under the WTO accession in 2020 pork import quota system is replaced by a flat rate of 25% tariffs . For foreign suppliers offer the prospect of increased exports to Russia . In 2013, imports of meat and meat products decreased by 12.4% compared with 2012 . The decrease was due to the active use of technical barriers and reduce the market price in the domestic market . P>
predicts National Swine Union Russia 2020 domestic pork production could reach a level of 3923 tonnes. But the conditions for WTO accession could lead to cuts in investment programs and the stagnation of the industry since 2015 , if no measures are taken compensation . P>