Alexey Bogdanov, Head of Department of Foreign Economic Activity of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Belarus, mentioned this figure speaking on how much less dairy products Belarus had not supplied because of theclimitations of the Rosselkhoznadzor in comparison with the agreed balances.
The President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that the Belarusian government should clarify the situation with restrictions on supply of Belarusian products to Russia and report back the next week.
For cheese producers, the situation on the cheese market is becoming more complicated. In February, the main concern was the cease of the export schemes of cheese products by Belarus. – INFAGRO
The government of Belarus is demanding to accelerate introduction of market mechanisms for the raw milk trade.
In the market of real cheeses, the situation is relatively stable, while producers of cheese products are experiencing difficulties due to the ban of import schemes for this product introduced by Belarus. – INFAGRO
Maria Klimova, Deputy Head Main Food Directorate of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Belarus, provided the data on whey processing during a speech at the international seminar of the Kieselmann in Minsk.
The National Statistics Committee of Belarus has already prepared some preliminary data of 2018 for dairy industry . According to official data, milk production in agricultural organizations, amounted 7.0 million tons, which is 0.7% more than in 2017. – INFAGRO
The prohibition concerns dairy raw materials, including those in consumer packs exceeding 2.5 liters.
The share of Russia in the total volume of exports of Belarusian dairy products is gradually decreasing, the supplies are diversified to the market of CIS countries and far abroad, Head of Department for Foreign Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus Alexey Bogdanov said on Wednesday in Minsk.
In Jan-May 2017 the volume of dairy imports to Russian Federation increased 6% compared to the same period in 2016 due to attractive prices for milk powder, butter, and cheese products.