Russia to Boost Pollock Exports to EU, Domestic Demand low due to Poor Quality in Soviet Times
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Eugene Gerden Sept. 21, 2016
Russian fisherman plan to significantly increase the volume pollock exports to the EU market during the next several years, according to recent statements from an official spokesman of the Russian Pollock Association.
This year pollock production in Russia is expected to reach 1.75 million tonnes, the majority of which will be exported to abroad. The local demand for pollock remains small, and the domestic market will not exceed 245,000 tonnes in volume terms.
According to RPA, this is almost comparable with the cod market, despite the fact that the volume of production of the latter is significantly lower than pollock...
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