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Faroese mackerel depreciating at St-Petersburg’s wholesale seafood market
July 14, 2021 16:40

As per mid-July 2021 the wholesale market at St. Petersburg (Russia’s main entry port for imported seafood) is displaying declining prices for mackerel originating from the Faroe Islands, reports

In mid-July 2021 salmon and trout prices in Moscow stay calm
July 14, 2021 14:39

Current July has been featuring weak trade in the wholesale market of frozen salmon and trout in Moscow, reports

Domestic whitefish supply from Murmansk still depleted by export shipments
July 14, 2021 12:38

As per mid-July 2021 Murmansk wholesale market is displaying a steadily short supply for cod, haddock and other whitefish for the domestic needs as most of the catch is shipped for export, reports

Prices for fish products from Russian Far East remaining stable in mid-July
July 14, 2021 12:06

In mid-July 2021 the market participants in the Russian Far East have been mostly keen on the salmon season progressing in the Basin, reports

Russian crab shipments to South Korea displaying high value versus falling volume
July 14, 2021 09:55

The Russian shipments of live king crab to South Korea, which had been falling for three months in a row until May, intensified very sharply in this month, but remained at a lower level compared to last year. Imports of Norwegian products were also much less active than in May 2020, but, as in the case of the Russian shipments, at a much higher price, but the price rise when importing the Russian products was much more powerful, reports


Surging frozen snow crab exports from Russia to US slowdown in May
July 14, 2021 09:34

Overall American imports of frozen snow crab were at a higher level in May than in 2020. The price index has risen especially strongly, and not so much for the supply of Russian products, but for the input from the grounds off Eastern Canada, which remains the main supply source of the snow crab on the US market, reports


MSC certification to help boost fillet and mince production in Western Bering Sea
July 8, 2021 00:57

The Pollock Catchers Association (PCA) has proved that the pollock trawl fishery in the Western Bering Sea Zone meets the requirements of the international environmental standards of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and on July 6, 2021, the final certification decision on the recognition of the Russian pollock fishery in the Bering Sea as stable and well-managed was published on the MSC website, reports


Prices for fish products from Russian Far East remaining stable in mid-June
June 16, 2021 16:54

As per mid-June 2021 the first hand prices for quite a number of products from the Russian Far Eastern Fisheries stay unchanged from May, reports

Atlantic salmon from Chile appreciating at St-Petersburg’s wholesale seafood market
June 16, 2021 16:50

As per mid-June 2021 the wholesale market at St. Petersburg (Russia’s main entry port for imported seafood) is displaying increased prices for Atlantic salmon originating from Chile, reports

In mid-June 2021 salmon and trout prices in Moscow stay calm
June 16, 2021 16:48

As per mid-June 2021 wholesale prices for frozen salmon and trout have been calm in Moscow, the demand remaining weak, reports

Domestic whitefish market in Murmansk featuring strong demand for particular fish products
June 16, 2021 09:20

As per mid-June 2021 Murmansk wholesale market is featuring a strong demand for halibut in all sizes, reports

Russian pollock roe auctions in Busan entering the final stage
June 15, 2021 14:50

The season of roe auctions in Busan is almost over, reports

Russian and American pollock catch and production YTD June, 1, 2021
June 15, 2021 14:17

The statistics for Alaska pollock catch and production in USA and Russia in the first five months of 2021 show different trends, reports

Record prices for Russian live king crab in South Korea
June 11, 2021 01:01

The Russian shipments of live king crab to South Korean ports in April fell even more than those of snow crab versus last year's results, but the prices rose even more significantly. Meanwhile, the deliveries of Norwegian products by air continued to show very strong growth, but their activity was still quite limited, and the price level was also significantly lower than in the case of the Russian exports, reports

Russian salmon season overshadowed by uncertainties with export to China
June 1, 2021 09:26

As per start of June the process of resuming the export of Russian seafood to China by reefer vessels remained stalled casting shadows on the prospects for bulk shipments from the unrolling wild salmon season to the Chinese market later this year, reports


Seafood exports from Vladivostok-led Primorye region exceeding 540 000 MT
May 27, 2021 10:04

As per late May, more than 540 thousand tons of fish products have been exported from the Primorye region (main export hub in the Russian Far East) since the beginning of 2021 with the destinations’ shares considerably changing versus the same period in 2020, reports


Big leap for Russian frozen fish exports to Japan
May 26, 2021 09:06

In the first four months of 2021, Russia has steeply increased exports of agricultural products to Japan with the greatest input provided by frozen seafood, reports


North American seafood companies to buy more wild salmon from Russia
May 25, 2021 10:21

Close to mid-May ForSea Solutions, a sustainability and technical consultancy for the seafood industry, has announced that it will work closely with several major North American seafood companies, notably The Fishin’ Company and Gorton’s, Inc., to promote continued fishery improvement in Russian Far East salmon fisheries.


Korea working on pollock sourcing from Russia
May 17, 2021 10:37

As this year production of pollock WR in Russian waters has become quite low (82% of 2020 as for Jan-Apr), Alaskan production was insignificant (238 MT).  Korea stopped pollock import from Japan after the Fukushima disaster 10 years ago, and current plans to dump heavy water doesn’t motivate them to lift the ban.  It makes problems for APO WR supply to Korea, while the fish is of startegic importance for Koreans.

Sea of Okhotsk Season A is over. At last.
May 17, 2021 10:31

As mentioned a month ago, this year A-season for Russian pollock lasted longer than usual, and now it is over.

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