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Skyfrost reefer owned by Laskaridis is taking the season's first shipment of salmon by Northern Sea Route from Kamchatka to St-Petersburg
Japan is expecting reduction of Russian crab landings and higher prices for the delicacies in the wake of an agreement signed by Japan and Russia during the APEC Summit towards fighting IUU fisheries in the region
Russia's Customs Service has started a pilot project to provide green corridor for law-abiding fish importers
When we compare export 2012 with the last year, we feel strange. EVERYTHING is another way
The demand for fish in Russia is projected to continue to increase, both in lower- priced and higher-priced segments
Russia has made an important contribution to Norwegian seafood Exports in first half-year 2012 as regards salmon, trout, herring and mackerel,
In the meantime, all foreign establishments present in the Register as approved for exportation to Russia as per August 21, 2012, will not be removed until the procedures for granting access are complete
Real fish consumption in Russia is rising to come close to per capita figures in Japan
It looks like Bristol Sockeye season will be one of the worst in history. Any other time it would've been good news for Russian producers, but not this year
Rosstat has disclosed the final figures of export and import of fishery products to May 2012, the exports including both the customs data and the statistical data covering export shipments from beyond the Russian EEZ, the latter not crossing the border and thus not monitored by the customs. The figures also include trade with Belarus and Kazakhstan (members of Custom Union with RF)
From mid-June to mid-July 2012 Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) has issued a number of directives concerning importation of finfish and other seafood products onto the territory of the Russian Federation. These include enhanced lab controls, imposed and lifted restrictions on companies from a number of countries, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/
The countries affected include Armenia, Cyprus, Vietnam, Canada, China, Denmark, Greece, Netherlands, USA and Chile.
The list of companies with incompliance is still longer: OOO Dimitri, Kimagro Fish Farming Ltd, Anh Long Seafood processing., РТЕ, Freshwater Fish Marketing Corp-WPG, Tien Dat Seafood Processing Co., Ltd, Minh Phu Seafood, Rizhao Jinkang Foodstuff Co., Ltd, Claus Sorensen A/S, Anh Long Seafood processing., PTE, AN LAC SEAFOOD Co., Ltd - ALSF Co., LTD, Viet Phu Foods and Fish Corporation, Hung Ca Co., Ltd, NEPTUNUS THALASIES KALIERGIES S.A. (CORPORATION DIAS AQUACULTURES S.A.), DaySeaDay Holding, Rongcheng Hailongwang Aquatic Foods Co. Ltd, Sea Trade International Co., Inc., Processor Mersey Venture, ORIZON S.A.
As per mid-July the Russian market in the Central Federal District (Moscow and surrounding administrative regions) has gone short of larger sizes of chilled farmed salmon
Belarus, which has dropped ‘special importer' controls for frozen fish, has kept stricter regulation for import of freshwater fish and products of same
The situation on the world market of wild salmon as well as the pollock market is certainly affecting the fish exports from the Russian Far East. These factors are already being reflected in the dynamics of shipments in July,
A meeting between the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance and the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the Republic of Korea was held in Busan on 29.06.2012. The Russian delegation was headed by Deputy Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor N.A.Vlasov. Also representatives of the Rosselkhoznadzor's central office and the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for the Primorsky Krai and the Sakhalin Oblast and the FGBI "Primorskaya Inter-Oblast Veterinary Laboratory" took part in the meeting on behalf of Russia
Representatives of Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor), Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery of Japan, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan met in Tokyo, Japan, to discuss lifting temporary restrictions on import of fish and sea products to Russia from Japan imposed due to the accident at the Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Station
Russia's vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor (Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance) has published information that laboratory tests of Nile perch fillet imported from the Netherlands have demonstrated that quantity of mesophilic aerobic and facultative anaerobic microorganisms exceeded the admissible levels. The Rosselkhoznadzor had already warned the plant producing these products on its noncompliance with the Russian requirements and standards and implemented enhanced laboratory control over its products
During recent talks with Faroe Islands Russia's vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor (Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance) said that under the current conditions the body should at first review the inspection system of the exporting country for its compliance with the OIE Codes and Codex Alimentarius for individual types of products. Using this approach, the European Commission has been evaluating Russian poultry meat production system for 7 years already while for other commodities in which the EC was more interested, for example, for venison or fish the issue was solved more quickly. By comparison, previously Rosselkhoznadzor could give a certain credit of trust to veterinary services of exporting countries and include new plants in the List against their guarantees.
In May 2012 compared to May 2011 the import from foreign countries of fish and water invertebrates dropped while meat and poultry influx increased at a high rate.
In January - April 2012 compared to the same period of the last year the production of live, fresh or chilled fish declined, while the crustaceans and other water invertebrates increased.