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Overview of Russia’s Alaska pollock market in 2018 / February 21, 2019 11:53

In 2018 Russian fishing companies harvested 1.668 million metric tons of Alaska pollock, of which 1.064 tonnes in the Sea of Okhotsk and 326,000 tonnes in the West Bering Sea zone. As compared to 2017 (1.68 million MT), the harvest declined by 1% or 11,000 tonnes, reports www.megafishnet.com.

APO exports totaled 807,000 tonnes, 8.06% down on 2017. In round weight exports accounted for 75% of the harvest, namely 1.25 million MT. Headed APO was the major export article, its main destination was China. Besides, Russian companies exported a lot of w/r pollock to South Korea.

APO exports headed and gutted decreased by 60,000 tonnes, w/r APO – by 42,000 tonnes, while exports of APO fillets rose by 30,000 tonnes.

Table 1. Russian export of frozen Alaska pollock in 2017-2018

 

Net weight, tonnes

Statistical value, mln USD

Average price, USD per kg

Number of shipments

Alaska pollock headed frozen

2018 г

487,784.68

526.48

1.08

1097

2017 г

547,620.59

519.09

0.95

1042

Dynamics in %

-10.93%

1.42%

 

 

Alaska pollock w/r frozen

2018 г

205,080.49

184.77

0.90

374

2017 г

247,054.97

208.58

0.84

345

Dynamics in %

-16.99%

-11.41%

 

 

Note: the table was compiled by FISHNET analysts from customs data.

Table 2. Russian export of frozen headed Alaska pollock in 2017-2018 by countries

Country of destination

Net weight, tonnes

Statistical value, mln USD

2017

2018

 +/- %

2017

2018

 +/- %

Azerbaijan

97.99

 

-100.00%

0.18

 

-100%

Brazil

 

47.96

+100%

 

0.06

+100%

Germany

 

0.02

+100%

 

0.00

+100%

China

526,807.26

467,310.19

-11.29%

497.36

504.02

+1.34%

South Korea

17,305.59

15,820.27

-8.58%

17.12

16.23

-5.18%

Moldavia

19.58

 

-100%

0.02

 

-100%

Mongolia

10.05

3.41

-66.03%

0.01

0.00

-63.94%

Not specified

1.01

 

-100%

0.00

 

-100%

USA

0.01

0.11 

+1000%

0.00

0.00 

=

Tajikistan

803.22

1751.75

+118.09%

1.05

2.20

+110.40%

Uzbekistan

33.86

144.30

+326.18%

0.04

0.21

+425.09%

Ukraine

2,492.44

2,682.53

+7.63%

3.26

3.73

+14.22%

Svalbard and Jan Mayen

 

0.50

+100%

 

0.00

+100%

Japan

49.59

23.65

-52.31%

0.05

0.03

-44.44%

TOTAL

547,620.59

487,784.68

-10.93%

519.09

526.48

+1.42%

Note: the table was compiled by FISHNET analysts from customs data.

Table 3. TOP10 Russian exporters of frozen headed APO in 2017-2018 (abridged, full table is part of RUSSIAN EXPORT OF FROZEN FISH AND SHELLFISH SHIPMENTS QUARTERLY REPORT)

Exporter

Net weight, tonnes

Statistical value, mln USD

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

Okeanrybflot PAO

86,371.85

84,214.03

-2.50%

77.50

79.91

+3.11%

….

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

547,620.59

487,784.68

-10.93%

519.09

526.48

+1.42%

Note: the table was compiled by FISHNET analysts from customs data.

Table 4. Russian export of frozen Alaska pollock w/r in 2017-2018 by countries

Country of destination

Net weight, tonnes

Statistical value, mln USD

2017

2018

 +/- %

2017

2018

 +/- %

Azerbaijan

19.50

 

-100%

0.01

 

-100%

China

67,136.61

28,195.02

-58.00%

47.40

23.09

-51.29%

South Korea

179,451.91

176,186.07

-1.82%

160.66

161.01

0.22%

Not specified

 

114.00

+100%

 

0.08

+100%

Nigeria

184.10

415.28

125.57%

0.17

0.38

124.97%

Tajikistan

10.60

20.02

88.76%

0.01

0.01

35.33%

Uzbekistan

1.70

13.25

677.58%

0.00

0.01

696.77%

Ukraine

250.53

136.85

-45.38%

0.32

0.19

-40.31%

TOTAL

247,054.97

205,080.49

-16.99%

208.58

184.77

-11.41%

Note: the table was compiled by FISHNET analysts from customs data.

South Korean companies purchased 176,186.07 tonnes of Russian pollock w/r at USD0.91 per kilo on the average. Exports to China amounted to 28,195.02 metric tons. Shipments to South Korea and China accounted for 99.7% of the total shipments volume.

Table 5. TOP10 Russian exporters of frozen APO w/r in 2017-2018 (abridged, full table is part of RUSSIAN EXPORT OF FROZEN FISH AND SHELLFISH SHIPMENTS QUARTERLY REPORT)

Exporter

Net weight, tonnes

Statistical value, mln USD

2017

2018

+/- %

2017

2018

+/- %

MIKKOR LTD

25,915.58

26,914.06

+3.85%

20.86

23.97

+14.90%

…..

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

247,054.97

205,080.49

-16.99%

208.58

184.77

-11.41%

Note: the table was compiled by FISHNET analysts from customs data.

Table 6. Russian export of APO fillets

Year

Net weight, tonnes

Statistical value, mln USD

Average price, USD per kilo

Number of shipments

2018

54,674.39

140.24

2.56

264

2017

24,348.76

53.43

2.19

164

Dynamics in %

124.55%

162.45%

   

Note: the table was compiled by FISHNET analysts from customs data.


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February 21, 2019 14:55
Вера Алдохина
Vera Aldokhina

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To get full APO market report please feel free to contact me at vera@megafishnet.com.
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March 1, 2019 14:22
Александр Макаров
Alexander Makarov

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Prices for HG pollock 25+ are firming both domestically and for export (USD 1470- USD1490). The rise however did not affect the demand on the Russian market so far.
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