German Zverev, Friendly to China, Will Head Russian Fish Industry Group to Push Gov't on Exports
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Eugene Gerden February 7, 2017
The struggle between those in the Russian government who want to limit exports and sell more Russian fish domestically and those who want to keep their position on the world market selling to China for reprocessing is heating up.
Some fish producers who favor the domestic option, are concerned that German Zverev, the head of the Russian Pollock Association, will now lead the major Russian fishing trade group called the All-Russian Association of Fishery Enterprises, Entrepreneurs, and Exporters (ARAFEEE).
Alexander Fomin, the current head of the national group, is leaving prior to the end of his normal term.
According to Zverev, being on a new post, he plans to focus on the development of the balanced and reasoned position of the Russian fishing business for the forthcoming talks with the Russian government on the distribution of quotas for 2018 by the Russian government...
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