With Quota Renewals Coming in 2018, Russia Gets Serious Processing of Pollock in the Far East
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Eugene Gerden October 6, 2016
Russia plans to significantly increase the volume of fish processing during the next several years, with the aim to become more competitive in the global fish market, according to an official spokesman of Russian Federal Agency for Fisheries (Rosrybolovstvo). Their power to do so is strengthened by the fact that most fish quotas, allocated on a ten-year basis, come up for renewal in 2018.
According to recent statements of Ilya Shestakov, head of Rosrybolovstvo, a particular attention will be paid to pollock.
According to Rosrybolovstvo, despite the fact that the volume of pollock production in Russia is steadily growing, the current situation in the industry remains complex, which is mainly due to small volumes of processing...
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