Good demand for hake and panga at St-Petersburg’s seafood market / April 15, 2021 12:41, paid article
As per mid-April 2021 the wholesale market at St. Petersburg (Russia’s main entry port for imported seafood) is displaying good demand for hake HGT from Uruguay and Argentina as well as pangasius fillets from Vietnam, reports Megafishnet.com.
Moscow salmon and trout market bracing for early May demand and expected price rise / April 15, 2021 12:33, paid article
As per mid-April 2021 wholesale prices for frozen salmon from Chile have stopped its rise in Moscow despite the price increase in the country of origin, reports Megafishnet.com.
Domestic whitefish supply from Murmansk remains depleted by export shipments / April 15, 2021 12:28, paid article
As per mid-April 2021 the wholesale market in Murmansk is displaying persistent poor supply of cod, haddock and saithe for the domestic needs as most of the catch is shipped for export, reports Megafishnet.com.
Spring Pollock Fishery 2021 results are better than expected / April 15, 2021 09:05, paid article
Traditionally, April 9 is treated as the end of the main fishing season at the Far East, it is the Sea of Okhotsk Alaska pollock fishery. This year season was fairy unusual in many aspects. The main difference is that it has not ended yet. Of course, the fishery in the three main subzones ended according to the plan, but this year East Sakhalin pollock fishery was certified by MSC, and therefore those few who have a quota there continued to work, reports Megafishnet.
Prices for fish products from Russian Far East driven by active demand / April 14, 2021 16:38, paid article
As per mid-April 2021 the first hand prices for quite a number of products from the Russian Far Eastern Fisheries have been gathering momentum, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian seafood imports in 2020 displaying mixed results / April 13, 2021 15:42, paid article
The Russian seafood imports in 2020 slightly declined year-on-year but at the same time the volumes of many important products simply surged while mostly less important species contributed to the reduction in the total, reports Megafishnet.com.
March sales of Russian pollock roe in Busan fetched unexpectedly high prices / April 8, 2021 08:56, paid article
This year pollock roe auctions in Busan, Korea are different to 2020 and totally different to “normal” way, reports Megafishnet.
Russia’s dry-cured fish market displaying continuous growth / April 4, 2021 23:11, paid article
The Russian market for dry-cured fish which has seen continuous growth in the last few years is set for a further increase in the next five-year period, reports Megafishnet.com.
UAE market opened for fishmeal and artemia cysts from Russia / March 30, 2021 23:27, paid article
The Russian vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor and the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment of the United Arab Emirates have agreed on veterinary certificates for the export of fishmeal and artemia cysts from Russia to the UAE, reports Megafishnet.com.
March sales of Russian pollock roe in Busan fetched unexpectedly high prices / March 24, 2021 21:43, paid article
The first series of large-scale auction sales of Russian-made frozen pollock roe this year was held in Busan (South Korea) as late as in the middle of the third week of March, almost a month later compared to the usual dates, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia’s major importer makes projections for domestic capelin supply in 2021 / March 24, 2021 14:05, paid article
Russia’s major importer Defa Group has made projections for domestic capelin supply in 2021 which this year is witnessing a return of Atlantic capelin extra to the country’s own catch in the Russian Far East, reports Megafishnet.com.
Vladivostok-led Primorye province shipping more seafood exports to West Africa / March 21, 2021 23:53, paid article
Since the beginning of 2021 and as per Mid-March, the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for the Primorsky Territory and the Sakhalin Region has issued veterinary certificates for export shipments of fish and seafood for a total volume of 203.5 thousand metric tons, reports Megafishnet.com.
Logistics problems are becoming more serious for Russian pollock / March 15, 2021 14:41, paid article
As long as more and more pollock is taken out of the sea of Okhotsk, delivery problems are becoming grave, reports Megafishnet.com.
St-Petersburg’s wholesale seafood market facing lack of white fish supply / March 12, 2021 16:12, paid article
As per early March the wholesale market of St-Petersburg (Russia’s main entry port for imported seafood) was facing delays with arrival of some fish products such as blue whiting and pangasius fillets, reports Megafishnet.com.
Pollock fishery constraints leading to emphasis on herring in the Russian Far East / March 11, 2021 16:40, paid article
As the Chinese market constraints continue to hit the pollock season in the Russian Far East, the fishermen are putting more effort into herring received by the market with an increasing favour. Despite the problems, the trading sources from the region describe the current situation as stable in terms of demand for the entire species range with several items displaying rising prices, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian live king crab shipments to South Korea in January 2021 saw marked increase / March 11, 2021 14:32, paid article
Deliveries of live Russian-caught king crab to South Korea at the beginning of 2021, in contrast to the supply of live snow crab, were noticeably more active than last year, and the price level was significantly higher than in January 2020. The Norwegian deliveries displayed an even more serious growth and also at much higher prices. Meanwhile, the supply of cheap Chinese products, mainly swimming crab, significantly decreased, but also with strongly higher prices, reports Megafishnet.com.
Seafood exports from Murmansk doubled in January 2021 / February 25, 2021 17:45, paid article
In January 2021 Murmansk suppliers exported **** metric tons of finfish and other aquatic species or twice more as compared to **** tonnes delivered to the international market in January 2020, reports Megafishnet.com.
Fish trade moving from online shops to e-commerce market places / February 24, 2021 15:22, paid article
Online fish trade has been fast growing in Russia. Now it is moving from online chains and dedicated fish shops to e-commerce market places where multiple suppliers offer an unlimited range of fish products, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia publishes fish production results for January 2021 / February 18, 2021 16:50, paid article
Russia has published the results for fish products output in January 2021, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian exports of frozen snow crab to US surging / February 15, 2021 09:36, paid article
Unlike king crab, in December 2020 American import of frozen snow crab was even weaker than in November and much lower than in December 2019...
New record for Russian exports of live crab to China / February 15, 2021 09:34, paid article
Despite COVID-19 constraints, the supply of Russian-caught live crab to the Chinese market in December 2020 showed a very serious increase, even compared to 2019, when the supply level was already quite high, reports Megafishnet.com...
St-Petersburg sees rising herring prices and better pangasius fillet supply / February 11, 2021 16:45, paid article
Close to mid- February the wholesale market of St-Petersburg (Russia’s main entry port for imported seafood) is witnessing a sweeping rise of pelagic prices while a number of white fish items have depreciated, reports Megafishnet.com.
Moscow salmon and trout market pins hopes on February festivities / February 11, 2021 15:42, paid article
In late February Russians will traditionally celebrate Defender of the Fatherland Day which will normally help increase the salmon and trout sales, reports Megafishnet.com.
Domestic buyers rushing for pollock before China comes back into play / February 11, 2021 15:02, paid article
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.
White fish prices hit opposing tracks on domestic and export markets for Murmansk fishermen / February 9, 2021 15:35, paid article
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 imports in 2020 displaying amazing trends / February 1, 2021 22:39
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.
Skyrocketing year for Russian Crab Group / January 24, 2021 23:45
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.
RFC Group stakes on fillets and surimi in export markets development / January 23, 2021 20:53
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.
South Korea follows China with COVID-linked restrictions / January 20, 2021 21:35
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.
Seafood prevailing in Russian agricultural exports to South Korea in 2020 / January 20, 2021 09:01
Russia has increased exports of agricultural products to Korea by 50% by the end of 2020, reports Megafishnet.com.