Russia Squeezed by High Salmon Prices as Chilean Companies Cut Back Shipments
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Eugene Gerden - April 19, 2017
Russia may face a shortage of salmon this year, due to the lack of supplies from Norway and the inability of producers from Faroe Islands, Chile and Iceland to fill the vacant niche. This was laid out by Ilya Shestakov, head of the Russian Federal Agency of Fisheries (Rosrybolovstvo).
Despite state hopes, domestic fisherman, as well as salmon producers from South America, were not able to replace more than 500 Norway salmon producers and importers, which were banned from Russia at the beginning of 2015 due to sanctions...
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