South Korea paying more for Russian live king crab / January 16, 2021 16:16, paid article
While imports of the Russian live king crab into South Korea in November 2020 slowed down year-on-year the prices displayed a serious rise presumably to persist into December thus exceeding the level of the previous two years. At the same time, the total Russian live crab exports to Korea since the start of the year were recorded at more than 13 thousand metric tons, reports Megafishnet.com.
Record high Russian exports of live crab to China / January 15, 2021 23:36, paid article
The Russian live crab exports to China may be hitting nearly US$400 million by the end of 2020 as the sales in November significantly exceeded expectations. The activity of imports of Russian and American products has increased especially strongly. Combined with a substantial price rise this fact further convinces market players of the healthy and promising nature of demand, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russians saving pollock fishery's A season from looming COVID-linked logistics collapse / January 15, 2021 14:57, paid article
Russia’s Federal Fishery Agency has conducted a video conference on the sale and export of Russian fish products from pollock A season in the Russian Far East in connection with restrictive measures introduced by the People's Republic of China to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Apart from ways to comply with the Chinese requirements, the conference has worked out measures to diversify shipments geographically and in terms of processing destinations, reports Megafishnet.com.
Chinese authorities closing border for holidays / January 14, 2021 09:17
The Chinese border authorities have sent a notice to their Russian counterparts about the closure of the border (including the land border) for holidays, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia and China move on COVID-linked fish export complications / January 14, 2021 00:33, paid article
Russia’s vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor and the General Customs Administration (GCA) of the People's Republic of China have held a video conference on the export of Russian animal products to China in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Russia’s "National Center for the Safety of Aquatic Fisheries and Aquaculture Products" in charge of export approvals also took part, reports Megafishnet.com.
Murmansk fish exporters in suspense over Chinese restrictions / January 13, 2021 09:03, paid article
Murmansk fishermen exporting part of their catch to China via Europe are facing a potential bottleneck for their shipments due to stricter Chinese requirements in response to COVID-19 occurrence on packed frozen fish, reports Megafishnet.com.
Safety issues slowing down Turkish expansion on Russian fish market / January 12, 2021 00:50, paid article
A number of Turkish fish producers are already selling to Russia with more waiting for approval by the country’s vet watchdog Rossekhoznadzor. However, the progress is hampered by food safety concerns expressed by the Russian vets, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia and Mexico negotiating market access for meat and seafood products / January 11, 2021 21:34, paid article
Russia’s vet watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has held negotiations with the Mexican colleagues on the issue of mutual access for livestock products to the markets of the both countries, reports Megafishnet.com.
Egypt giving green light to Russian seafood exporters / January 11, 2021 14:03, paid article
Egypt has given green light to Russian fish and seafood exports into the country, reports Megafishnet.com.
Stopping frozen fish processing in Dalian paralyzed Russian fish unloading / December 23, 2020 13:50, paid article
December 22 early morning was a shock for fish processing stakeholders in the city of Dalian, China. The local government ordered to shut down 75 fish processing factories in Zhuanghe area and frozen cargo operations in ports. Actually, the "new" port of Dayowan and two cold storages there were closed from December 15, reports Megafishnet.com.
Prices of South Korean imports of live snow crab on a rise / December 15, 2020 14:06, paid article
There was still no significant acceleration in shipments of live snow crab to the South Korean market in October while in the recent months Russia has remained nearly the only source of live snow crab for the country, reports Megafishnet.com.
Moscow salmon and trout market still waiting for season’s rally / December 11, 2020 00:19, paid article
As per early December 2020 the wholesale salmon and trout market is under the influence of a number of factors that slow down the sales dynamics, reports Megafishnet.com.
Saint-Petersburg market behind usual end-of-year acceleration / December 11, 2020 00:00, paid article
As per the second week of December 2020 the wholesale trade in frozen seafood was still behind the usual end-of-year acceleration, though the demand for imported species was generally active in Russia’s main entry port for imported products, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russia and China negotiate COVID-linked seafood trade issues / December 9, 2020 00:53, paid article
On December 4, Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) and General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China held a videoconference to discuss Chinese COVID-linked regulations for import of seafood into PRC, reports Megafishnet.com.
Sales from Russian Far East hit by uncertainties with export to China / December 4, 2020 10:52, paid article
The seafood market situation in the Russian Far East has been overshadowed by COVID-related import constraints on the Chinese market and domestic demand slowdown with the exception of fish products in short supply, reports Megafishnet.com.
Pollock roe auctions in Busan took off with diving prices / December 4, 2020 09:41, paid article
In early December, auction sales of "autumn" pollock roe of US origin started in Busan, reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian seafood imports in January – October 2020 / November 29, 2020 09:04, paid article
Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries has published Rosstat’s provisional figures for seafood imports in January – October 2020, according to Megafishnet.com.
Seafood export results to October 2020 show different trends for value and volume / November 29, 2020 00:47, paid article
Rosstat’s provisional figures for the Russian seafood exports to October 2020 show different trends for value and volume, according to Megafishnet.com.
Further constraints hitting Russian and global exports of seafood to China / November 27, 2020 10:04, paid article
China has futher tightened regulations for exporters of seafood to PRC under the excuse of preventing COVID-19 from infiltrating into the country, reports Megafishnet.com.
China bottleneck overshadows prospects for pollock A season in the Sea of Okhotsk / November 24, 2020 08:51, paid article
Situation with the export of seafood to China from the Russian Far East has become more complicated because of COVID-19, reports Megafishnet.com.
Lack of destination diversity exposing FRE exports to fluctuations in external demand / November 23, 2020 15:31, paid article
Seafood exports from the Russian Far East (RFE) need greater diversity in terms of destination countries to make the sector less sensitive to demand fluctuations. The destinations structure was analysed, among other indicators, as ordered by the Ministry of Development of the Far East, in the research paper "Parameters of foreign trade turnover of fish products in the Far Eastern Federal district: volume, structure and value of exports", reports Megafishnet.com.
Russian retailers gearing up for Christmas season (PHOTOS) / November 23, 2020 15:22
FISHNET visited Lenta hypermarket in Saint Petersburg and prepared a photo report on chilled and frozen seafood and salmon caviar on offer for the coming holiday season.
Russian Far East provinces displaying different priсe, value and volume efficiency in seafood exports / November 23, 2020 09:42, paid article
Analysts of Vostokgosplan have compared the regions of the Russian Far East as to the efficiency of their seafood exports in 2019 in terms of volume, value and price. The conclusions were made public by the Ministry of Development of the Far East based on the research paper "Parameters of foreign trade turnover of fish products in the Far Eastern Federal district: volume, structure and value of exports", reports Megafishnet.com.
Results of Russian fish and seafood imports for 9 months of 2020 / October 29, 2020 15:06, paid article
The third quarter of 2020 has ended with mixed results for the Russian fish and shellfish importation sector, reports Megafishnet.com..
Prices for Russian-made frozen chum salmon roe growing record high / October 29, 2020 09:30, paid article
Following the sales of frozen pink salmon roe, in late October sales of Russian-made frozen chum salmon roe were held for the Japanese market.
Prices of Japanese purchases of red king crab from Alaska up again / October 16, 2020 10:18
The new season of red king crab fishery in Bristol Bay in Western Alaska was opened, as usual, on October 15, but even before the start of the season, the basic conditions for sales of the new catch for the Japanese market were determined.
Low demand reduces imports, logistics still a barrier for exports / April 16, 2020 17:18
Other fresh products which stopped being imported in the EU in March are fresh hake from Namibia and Chile, common sole from Iceland, fresh scallops from the USA, fresh clams from Tunisia, fresh blue mussels from Norway and fresh Nile perch fillets from Uganda.
Consumers testing new ways of shopping / April 16, 2020 17:11
Online sales and home delivery of seafood products have increased rapidly during lockdown. Although from low volumes, e-commerce sales of fresh produce have increased by 25% and online takeaway deliveries have doubled, according to Rabobank analysts.
Stable or increasing prices during Easter week / April 16, 2020 17:09
The Easter period drove up demand and prices in Italy. In week 15, prices were up in Rome wholesale market compared to week 14, especially for clam and bigger gilthead seabream but down for Tyrrhenian anchovy.
Still low volumes but some signs of price improvements during Easter / April 16, 2020 17:04
In week 15, available first-sales data for a handful of EU Member States shows increase in first-sales prices for several groundfish and flatfish species.