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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 Megafishnet.com.
The Eurasian Economic Commission has amended its legislation towards the Union’s switch to electronic veterinary certificates, reports Megafishnet.com.
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 Megafishnet.com.
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 Megafishnet.com.
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 MegaFishnet.com.
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 Megafishnet.com.
The Symphony transport reefer, owned by the Dobroflot Group of Companies, arrived in the port of Arkhangelsk as part of the sixth annual expedition along the Northern Sea Route. The vessel delivered more than 3,000 tons of pink salmon, sockeye salmon and chum salmon caught in Kamchatka fisheries during the ongoing season, reports Megafishnet.com.
The cost of shipping fish from Vladivostok to Moscow has increased from 18-19 rubles (ca. $0.24 – $0.26) per kilo at the end of June to RUB 25 (ca.$0.34) per kg in week 34, reports Megafishnet.com.
Pacific salmon season continues to develop with giant strides in the Russian Far East, reports Megafishnet.com.
In the seven months of 2021, 331.7 thousand metric tons of fish products were shipped by rail from Primorsky Krai province (Capital Vladivostok) displaying an increase by 22.3% compared to the same period last year. Meanwhile, 46.6 thousand metric tons were shipped in July (+43% compared with July 2020), reports Megafishnet.com.
In mid-August, Japanese importers started purchasing frozen salmon roe from the new season. The Russian product came into the focus first because of the early rise to high catch rates in the Kamchatka salmon fisheries. With the pink salmon harvest hitting a record 393KT as per 17 August, the prices of the first purchases disappointed the Japanese users, since they were almost as good for the Russians as last year's, despite the big current harvest, reports Megafishnet.com.
DEFA Group (leading importer) has prepared a brief report on the Russian fish and seafood imports in the first half of 2021 in comparison with the same period last year. It is amazing that despite the pandemic and other calamities, growth in nearly all segments was observed, reports Megafishnet.com.
As per mid-August 2021 the wholesale market at St. Petersburg (Russia’s main entry port for imported seafood) is displaying declining demand for Russian mackerel against the background of higher prices, reports Megafishnet.com.
In August 2021 chilled salmon and trout from Murmansk have been traded at surprisingly good prices on Moscow’s wholesale market, reports Megafishnet.com.
While the salmon season has been featuring record breaking harvests in mid-August 2021, catches of Alaska pollock, sardine, plaice and squid have been seriously down year-on-year, reports Megafishnet.com.
Megafishnet.com experts followed production of most important fish products in Pacific Russia, produced out of Alaska pollock, Pacific Cod, Pacific Herring, far-eastern soles.
As per mid-August 2021 Murmansk wholesale market is displaying rising prices for mackerel harvested by the Russian fleets, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Animal Health Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Development of Vietnam has approved a list of Russian enterprises that have been granted the right to export fish products to Vietnam, reports Megafishnet.com.
Since the start of the year to July 22, 2021, the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for the Kamchatka Territory and the Chukotka Autonomous District has issued 2,415 veterinary certificates for 65,848 tons of fish products as the above goods from Kamchatka producers have been sent to 18 countries, reports Megafishnet.com.
The season is over, long live the season - our American colleagues might say, who collect almost all the roe, found in fish. For Russian fishermen, for whom the production of everything is determined by above-specified coefficients, to recognize today's pollock as contenting roe automatically means to hit the volume of fillet and HG production. Therefore, roe women go on vacation, and trawlers go to maintainance.