Canadian Meat Exporters Want Russian Food Embargo Lifted Soon – 19 November 2014

RT logoPork producers in Canada are ready to supply Russia with meat as soon as Moscow decides to lift its food embargo, says Guy Beaudry, Vice-President of HyLife Canada’s biggest pork supplier.

Canadian pork products exported to Russia would be 40 percent cheaper than from Brazil, said Beaudry in an interview with TASS.

He says resuming imports would be more profitable for Russia, which is now purchasing Brazilian pork for $6-7 per kg.

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Pork farmers in Canada are counting their losses as demand has notably reduced since Russian sanctions were imposed.

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