In 2020, almost 59.5 thousand tons of salmon was checked by Rosselkhoznadzor in St. Petersburg

January 19, 2021 15:18

Great volume of salmon successfully passed the Russian border in 2020, reports

In a year 2020, about 59.5 thousand tons of chilled, frozen and dried salmon have passed through veterinary control of the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration in St. Petersburg, Leningrad and Pskov regions at the checkpoints across the state border of the Russian Federation.

Almost 44 thousand tons of products passed control in the Big Port of St. Petersburg, about 15.5 thousand tons - at the Torfyanovka multilateral automobile checkpoint on the Russian-Finnish border in the Leningrad Region. The suppliers list included Chile (about 44 thousand tons), the Faroe Islands (almost 15, 5 thousand tons) and China (9.5 tons).

During the veterinary control, a state inspector of the Department revealed a documentary violation when importing 19.3 tons of salmon from Chile, red fish was banned for import and returned to the sender.

The rest of the fish products, which successfully passed the documentary and physical control of the inspectors of the Department.

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