Unformatted text preview: percent this year in a bid to increase national production. The pork import quota will be unchanged at 472,000 tons next year, dropping to 425,000 tons in 2012, Zubkov was reported as saying by Interfax. The quota for frozen-beef imports will also remain unchanged at 530,000 tons next year and the one for chilled beef will remain at 30,000 tons, Interfax said. Russia suffered its worst drought in at least half a century this year, killing crops and driving feed prices higher. Cattle herds have been cut by about 5 percent in seven regions, including Moscow, Zubkov was cited as saying by Interfax. Thirty-one regions increased meat output....
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- Fall '11
- International Trade, import quota, poultry import quota, Prime Minister Victor Zubkov