The official website of the Lithuanian Food and Veterinary Administration announced on April 13 that Lithuania exported 106,000 tons of animal-source food in the first quarter, an increase of 25%year-on-year.
The export of fish and fish products increased by 45%year-on-year, mainly to Ukraine (39,300 tons) and Moldova (2,200 tons).
Meat product exports increased by 26%year-on-year, and beef exports were mainly sold to Norway (466 tons), Georgia (171 tons) and China (101 tons). Poultry exports are mainly sold to Vietnam (465 tons), Kyrgyzstan (310 tons), Sierra Leone (226 tons) and Mozambique (200 tons).
The export of dairy products increased by 15%year-on-year, mainly to Libya (nearly 5000 tons), Vietnam (2200 tons) and China (1700 tons).
At present, Lithuania can export food and feed of animal origin to more than 150 countries in the world, and all exported products are subject to inspection and quarantine in accordance with the relevant laws of the international, EU and importing countries.