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Russian fish goes to China not only as a raw material - fillets, minced meat, canned, and other finished products are in demand on the Chinese market

Published Mar 22, 2023

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The Chinese market remains the main market for domestic fish products. There is an expansion of the range, including through canned and finished products from herring, sardines, sardinella, sprats, salmon, crabs and other species. Of course, the bulk of exports are products from the catches of the Far Eastern and Northern basins: pollock, herring, salmon, cod, flounder, haddock, crabs, shrimp, squid.

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However, the supply structure also includes carps, freshwater fish, non-food meal from aquatic biological resources. At the end of 2022, 566 thousand tons of domestic fish products worth $1.5 billion were exported to China (excluding trade outside the customs area). The total volume of Russian fish exports amounted to 2.3 million tons for 6.1 billion US dollars. Russia and China continue to expand cooperation not only in joint trade. For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, face-to-face negotiations between the two countries were held on the development of cooperation in the fishing industry. From March 7 to March 10, 2023, the Thirty-first session of the Joint Russian-Chinese Commission for cooperation in the field of fisheries was held in Zhuhai (China). The parties successfully held negotiations on the issues of continuing cooperation in the field of protection and reproduction of aquatic biological resources in the border waters of the Amur and Ussuri rivers, ...
Source: Fishretail
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