Beef and horse meat went up in price by 8% over the year in Kazakhstan - survey

08 August, 2018, 10:05 451
Beef and horse meat went up in price by 8% over the year in Kazakhstan - survey

The highest price in July 2018 for horse meat - 1666 tenges per kilo. 

 

In Kazakhstan, meat is eaten even more, prices for it goes up. Beef and horse meat that are popular among the population went up in price by 8% year-to-year, and prices for chicken meat went down by 2%, inprom.kz reports. 

The consumption of meat and meat products in teh first quarter of 2018 is on average 19.5 kilos per capita, an increase over the quarter of 0.8% and 6.7% - over the year. 

In the urban area, the consuption of meat and meat products is on average 19.9 kilos per capita, and in the rural area - 18.8 kilos. 

The most famous meat types around Kazakhstan are beef - averagely 6.4 kilos per capita over the quarter, horse meat - 1.5 kilos and lamb - 1.2 kilos.  

In the urban area, beef is also prevails - 6.5 kilos, it is followed by horse meat - 1.5 kilos, the third is chicken meat - 1.3 kilos.

In the rural area, on average 6.4 kilos of beef account for a person over the quarter, 2 kilos of lamb and 1.6 kilos of horse meat. 

The highest price in July 2018 is for horse meat - 1666 tenegs per kilo. 

It is followed by beef - 1500,7 tenges per kilos, and lamb - 1429,9 tenges per kilo. 

At the same time, the highest annual increase in prices is observed for pork - by 8%, up to 1278.8 tenges per kilo, the next one is beef - by 7.9%, and for horse meat - by 7.8%.