in Russia price for milk from agricultural producers in December 2017 rose by 0.8% (1.4% compared with December 2016) and averaged 24 rubles 98 kopecks per kg, reported in the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation.
The price of most of Russia's regions for milk is in the range from 15 rubles 03 kopecks per kg (Karachay-Cherkess Republic) to 35 rubles 28 kopecks per kg (Astrakhan oblast).
Average consumer prices according to February 5, 2018 were as follows: milk pasteurized — 53,18 RUB/kg (+0,1% and +0,2% since the beginning of 2018), butter — 535,71 RUB/kg (+0,1%, +0.4% beginning 2018) for cheese 478,98 RUB/kg (0,0%, +0.2% from the beginning of 2018).
For 2017, the gross milk yield in the farms of all categories amounted to 31.1 million tons and increased relative to the level in 2016 by 1.2% in the agricultural sector to the gross milk yield increased by 3.8% to 15.7 million tons.
The volume of industrial milk production amounted to 5 million 336,4 thousand tons (2.4% less than the same period in 2016), dairy products (except cottage cheese) — 2 914,3 million tons (-1,0%), cheese — 461,6 thousand tons (5.5% more than the same period in 2016), butter — 268,9 thousand tons (+7,8%), milk and cream dry — 134,8 thousand tons (+30.6 per cent).
The volume of Russian imports of basic types of dairy products in January-November 2017 fell by 1.1% and amounted to 6 million 379,4 thousand tons (in January-November 2016 — 6447,3 kt).
In 2018 according to on February 4, compared with the same period in 2017, imports of cheese increased 1.5 times to 2.4 thousand tons.
Reduced supplies of butter with 2244,6 tons in the same period of 2017 to 1117,0 tons in the current year.
The supply of milk dry from non-CIS countries decreased from 6.5 thousand tons in the same period of 2017 to 0.8 thousand tons in the current year (countries: Switzerland, New Zealand).
As reported REGNUM in Russia from 16 July 2018 will come into force new rules for the labeling of dairy products with vegetable fats.
The new rules tighten the requirements for the labeling of dairy products containing vegetable fats.
According to the head of the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev the country will need to increase the fines for violation of technical regulations and rules of labeling to the decision to work fully.
Translated by service "Yandex.Translation»