Tajik officals believe there is a tacit trade conflict between Iran and Tajikistan

Iranian meat suppliers experience export problems to CIS

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Despite hopes from Iranian meat exporters that they could increase supplies to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), deliveries to the region, including most of the post-Soviet Union area, are not yet happening.

Trade minsters have committed themselves to promoting Pakistani-Iranian trade

Pakistan meat exporters hope Iran import ban will be lifted soon

By Afshan Subohi, in Karachi

Pakistani meat exporters are optimistic that the Iranian government will lift an import ban imposed in early 2014 on Pakistan-produced meat, following a meeting last Wednesday (22 April) between the country’s trade ministers.

RusAgro plans to develop pork production in the far east of the country

Russian agri-firm invests in export plans for China

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

RusAgro, one of Russia’s largest agricultural holdings, has announced an investment of RUB60 billion (US$1.61bn) in the development of pork production in the far east of the country, as well as centrally-located Tambov Oblast, as the company eyes up China,...

Iran consumes around 2.2 million tonnes of poultry each year

Iran sees drop in meat imports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

During 2013/14 meat imports to Iran fell by almost three times to 90,000 tonnes (t) and are expected to drop further this year, following the growth of the country’s own domestic production, according to the Iranian National Association of Breeders (INAB).

Iran wants to boost local meat production

Iran takes action on red meat imports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Iran’s food security has been damaged by a dramatic surge in meat imports, which have increased by 20 times over the past eight years, according to a report from the country’s National Food Agency.