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Russia’s Meat Imports Rose 3.2% in First 10 Months of This Year

December 16, 2011

Dec. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Russia’s imports of fresh and frozen meat rose 3.2 percent to almost 1.2 million metric tons in the first 10 months this year compared with the same period a year earlier, the Federal State Statistics Service said.

Pork imports were 5.8 percent higher at 597,000 tons, it said in an e-mailed statement today. Poultry imports rose 1 percent to 371,000 tons, according to the statement.

--Editors: Claudia Carpenter, John Deane

To contact the reporter on this story: Marina Sysoyeva in Moscow

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