Salmon and trout production in Russia increased by almost 20%

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Published Sep 27, 2023

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According to Rosrybolovstvo, salmon and valuable seafood production in Russia has increased in the first half of the year, with a projected growth of 3-5% in 2023. The aim is to reduce import dependence on feed, with plans for 90-95% of industry demand to be produced domestically by 2030. The growth in aquaculture is primarily driven by premium salmon, and there has been an increase in investment in projects for fish farming in recirculating water systems.
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As Rosrybolovstvo told RG, the main species in the production structure are salmon, carp, valuable hydrobionts (oysters, mussels, scallops and other mollusks and echinoderms) and sturgeon species. The volume of salmon production in the first half of the year (mainly salmon and trout) increased by 19.5% compared to the same period last year, valuable seafood and sturgeon - by 8%. It is expected that in 2023 the growth dynamics of about 3-5% will continue. At the same time, according to the calculations of Rosrybolovstvo, by 2030 it will be possible to get rid of import dependence on feed - 90-95% of the total industry demand will be produced in Russia. Last year, they began to subsidize investment projects for the creation or modernization of enterprises for the production of aquaculture feed - entrepreneurs are compensated for up to 20% of direct costs. “The measure is primarily aimed at stimulating the production of feed for salmon and sturgeon fish species, since cyprinids are ...
Source: RG
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