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Close to mid-February the market situation in the Russian Far East has been developing against the background of lagging pollock catch, the remaining trade with China and South Korea as well as fears of the Russian buyers that China will resume purchases on a big scale, taking reefer loads of pollock, etc. as of 18 February, reports Megafishnet.com.
As per early February wholesale prices for cod, haddock, saithe and cod roe in Murmansk have been developing in a situation of good demand versus insufficient supply. The inventories of several other species have also gone short, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia’s seafood import volume in 2020 has declined by 7.9% due to CIVID-19 but several important segments have displayed an amazing growth despite the harsh economic environment, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Russian Crab Group (the largest crab harvester in the Russian Far East and one of the leading ones in Russia) has published impressive results for 2020 both in terms of catch and market development, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Russian Fishery Company (RFC), a major pollock harvester, is sharply reducing H/G output for the Chinese processors of double-frozen fillets while boosting its own production of FAS fillet blocks and surimi for export and the domestic market, reports Megafishnet.com.
As per late January the Korean food safety authorities informed Russia’s "National Center for the Safety of Aquatic Products and Aquaculture» that the country is tightening COVID-linked safety in their ports, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia has increased exports of agricultural products to Korea by 50% by the end of 2020, reports Megafishnet.com.
An unusual solution to the production problems caused by coronavirus has been found on one of Russia’s most remote islands, reports Megafishnet.com.
Great volume of salmon successfully passed the Russian border in 2020, reports Megafishnet.com
With the holidays ending, Saint-Petersburg market has resumed trade with good demand for pelagic species, reports Megafishnet.com.
As per mid-January the companies trading in Atlantic salmon in the Russian Capital are setting prices looking back with caution at the actual demand for their wares, reports Megafishnet.com.
Wholesale trade in Murmansk is getting back to normal after the holiday season with the domestic buyers speculating how much HG cod and haddock will go to export markets in the situation of uncertainty regarding sales to China via EU, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia’s New Year holidays have come to an end and domestic fish sales from the Russian Far East have quickly gathered momentum, reports Megafishnet.com.
Rosstat’s provisional figures for the Russian seafood exports to November 2020 show different trends for value and volume, reports Megafishnet.com.
While imports of the Russian live king crab into South Korea in November 2020 slowed down year-on-year the prices displayed a serious rise presumably to persist into December thus exceeding the level of the previous two years. At the same time, the total Russian live crab exports to Korea since the start of the year were recorded at more than 13 thousand metric tons, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Russian live crab exports to China may be hitting nearly US$400 million by the end of 2020 as the sales in November significantly exceeded expectations. The activity of imports of Russian and American products has increased especially strongly. Combined with a substantial price rise this fact further convinces market players of the healthy and promising nature of demand, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia’s Federal Fishery Agency has conducted a video conference on the sale and export of Russian fish products from pollock A season in the Russian Far East in connection with restrictive measures introduced by the People's Republic of China to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Apart from ways to comply with the Chinese requirements, the conference has worked out measures to diversify shipments geographically and in terms of processing destinations, reports Megafishnet.com.
The Chinese border authorities have sent a notice to their Russian counterparts about the closure of the border (including the land border) for holidays, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia’s vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor and the General Customs Administration (GCA) of the People's Republic of China have held a video conference on the export of Russian animal products to China in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Russia’s "National Center for the Safety of Aquatic Fisheries and Aquaculture Products" in charge of export approvals also took part, reports Megafishnet.com.
Murmansk fishermen exporting part of their catch to China via Europe are facing a potential bottleneck for their shipments due to stricter Chinese requirements in response to COVID-19 occurrence on packed frozen fish, reports Megafishnet.com.