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Russia is fully self-sufficient in salmon

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Russia
Published Sep 11, 2021

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Russia no longer needs imported salmon, as it is able to provide itself with this fish, said the head of the Federal Agency for Fishery Ilya Shestakov, writes "Interfax". According to him, earlier our country annually bought more than 120 thousand tons of salmon from Norway. In 2014, it imposed a food embargo on it, increasing its production, which, according to the Federal Agency for Fishery, has doubled over the past 10 years. It is expected that this year our country will produce up to 329 thousand tons of salmon.

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The volumes are growing every year. "If last year we talked about 14% growth, this year already in the first half of the year - the production of red fish increased by 20%," Shestakov said at the IV International Fishery Forum. He also stressed that aquaculture is one of the fastest growing sectors of agriculture. At ...
Source: RG
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