Dynamics of Russian seafood imports in 2011
Russian Fish Company has remained the unchallenged leader in seafood imports in 2011 both in terms of net weight and customs value. During 12 months of 2011 it imported 90,800 MT of finfish and seafood (11.49% of the nation's total import volume) at the total sum of more than RUR 8.5 billion (12.63%). Full list of Russian importers in 2011 numbers 509 companies (see more details in a report on seafood import statistics to be published on http://www.megafishnet.com/ soon).
Judging by the summarized figures of customs declarations, in 2011 Russian companies all together imported 789,000 MT of seafood at the total declared customs value of more than RUR 66.8 billion. As compared to previous period there was a negative dynamics of import volume against positive value dynamics. The negative trend was also confirmed by official figures of Russia's Federal Customs Service, according to which in 2011 the nation's imports of freshfrozen fish declined by 10.5%.