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.
Thailand Specialists watch over equipment installation at the Kuril fishmeal and fish oil plant via Internet / January 19, 2021 15:25
An unusual solution to the production problems caused by coronavirus has been found on one of Russia’s most remote islands, reports Megafishnet.com.
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 Megafishnet.com
Fish and seafood exports volume increased / January 19, 2021 14:21
Rosstat’s provisional figures for the Russian seafood exports to November 2020 show different trends for value and volume, reports Megafishnet.com.
South Korea paying more for Russian live king crab / January 16, 2021 16:16
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Russia and China negotiate COVID-linked seafood trade issues / December 9, 2020 00:53
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.
Pollock roe auctions in Busan took off with diving prices / December 4, 2020 09:41
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.