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Russian herring products to win market share from imported analogues
February 27, 2023 17:19

Herring is one of Russia’s most popular fish species enjoying steady and strong demand. Experts of the Russian Agricultural Bank studied herring production and consumption in Russia, as well as its export potential on the world market.

Russia working to maintain strong position on pollock market
December 26, 2022 16:15

It is possible to single out several events or trends that have a significant impact on the Russian pollock industry, according to Alexey Buglak, president of Pollock Catchers Association, interviewed by Fishnews.

Russian crab industry has successfully rebuilt exports
December 16, 2022 11:02

A significant part of Russian crab exports has been redistributed to Asian markets after the US market closed, an analysis of the Fishery Shipowners Association of (FSA) showed. According to the data of national government statistics, for the three quarters of 2022, China, South Korea and Japan increased crab imports from Russia by 7.6 thousand tons (+28%), which compensates for the drop in volumes by 2/3.

Murmansk looking into new markets in the Middle East
November 14, 2022 21:08

Fish from the Murmansk region may be delivered to the Middle East. This possibility is being discussed by experts of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the region. Additionally, they plan to change the logistics of supplies for the exporting enterprises, according to Izvestia.

Russian seafood imports for 9 months of 2022 dwindling but showing signs of recovery
November 12, 2022 22:00

For the nine months of 2022 total imports decreased in relation to the nine months of 2021, both in value and in absolute terms by 23% and 40%, respectively. The volume of imports decreased by 157 thousand tons and amounted to 237 thousand tons. The decrease is observed in all groups with the exception of finished fish products. The maximum reduction in value is recorded by surimi, according to Defa Group.

Value of Russian seafood exports boosted by deeper catch processing
November 10, 2022 23:22

Russia’s fish exports in physical terms have increased by 7.4% since 2016, while in value terms – by 77%, to $ 6.6 billion, according to Russia’s Federal Fisheries Agency.

Russian Crab Group to tap the Middle East market
November 10, 2022 22:49

Russian Crab Group, the largest crab harvesting company in the Far East, participated in the 39th Saudi Agriculture-2022 International Agro-Industrial Exhibition, which was held in Riyadh from October 17th to 20th, according to the company.

Oyster production and prices in the EU
November 10, 2022 22:40

With a total production of almost 98.000 tonnes in 2020, the EU-27 was the world’s fifth largest producer (2% of total volumes), according to EUMOFA.

Added-value products contributing to surge in Russian seafood export value
June 9, 2022 23:57

For 4 months of 2022, the export of Russian fish products, according to preliminary data from Rosstat, increased in monetary terms by 30.8% and reached $ 1.9 billion. 

Aquaculture production in Primorye on a rise
January 24, 2022 15:27

Almost 24 thousand metric tons of seaweed and 17.7 thousand tonnes of scallops were grown by companies based in Primorsky Krai (capital Vladivostok) in 2021. Due to the unfavorable pandemic situation, seafood exports are reoriented to South Korea, reports

Russian vets paving way for seafood exports
January 17, 2022 15:54

Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor is actively involved in the process of opening new markets for the supply of Russian products of animal origin. In 2021, 36 types of controlled goods from Russia, including meat and dairy products, feed, non-food products, and live animals, were granted the right to be exported to the markets of 17 foreign countries, reports

Poor pollock exports outlook for 2022 consolidating agenda for value-added processing in Russia
November 29, 2021 17:06

In 2021 fish exports to China are estimated to amount ca.259.56 thousand tons, almost 73% down year-on-year (971.46 thousand tons), reports

Prices for fish products from Russian Far East remained stable in mid-November
November 19, 2021 14:39

Headed Alaska pollock, large herring 300+ and herring fillets remained in short supply as per mid-November 2021, reports

Russia resumed fish and seafood exports to China
October 27, 2021 16:29

After a long period when China refused to import Russian fish and seafood due to the coronavirus, supplies to this country have finally almost recovered to pandemic levels, reports

Fish exports from Kamchatka tripled in 2021
October 20, 2021 17:13

Through the first nine months of 2021 fish and seafood exports from Kamchatka jumped three times year-on-year and approximated 105 thousand metric tons, reports

Eurasian Economic Union to switch to electronic vet certificates
October 12, 2021 16:33

The Eurasian Economic Commission has amended its legislation towards the Union’s switch to electronic veterinary certificates, reports

Government to help modernize wholesale food markets
October 1, 2021 17:29

The government of Russia is going to form an integral system of wholesale food markets, rendering the entire range of services for acceptance, packaging and sale of products. The concept of this sector’s development was approved by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin by the order No.2689-r dated September 27, reports

Export prices for pink salmon roe continue rising
September 29, 2021 15:54

In the second half of September 2021 the Russian producers dramatically increased their prices for frozen pink salmon roe from the new season. Quite expectedly, the sellers again commanded very tight prices, showing no willingness to lower prices for the Japanese and other buyers, reports

Russia displaying further surge of fish fillet output in August
September 24, 2021 17:13

According to Rosstat, in August 2021 Russia produced 378 thousand metric tons of frozen fish, 17.3% more year-on-year, but 6.4% less than in July 2021. During the first eight months of 2021, the nation’s total frozen fish output amounted to 2.1 million tonnes, 1.7% less YOY, reports

Chilled salmonids may reshape Moscow’s salmon and trout market
September 2, 2021 00:53

On the eve of September, the preseason trends of the wholesale market for salmon and trout in Moscow are still in the making as chilled and frozen products are competing for shares, reports

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