The production of fresh fish in Kazakhstan is growing, but the production of canned fish is falling

Published Oct 18, 2022

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August this year, the country produced 30.9 thousand tons of fresh, chilled and frozen fish. Fish has risen in price by 15% over the year, Kazinform reports with reference to A fish cluster is being developed in the Kyzylorda region. There are now 10 fish factories in the region, which produce about 15 thousand tons of products. At the same time, special emphasis is placed on the reproduction of valuable commercial fish species.

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ASTANA. KAZINFORM In January- At the same time, for the same 8 months of 2022, only 6.6 thousand tons of fish, caviar and its substitutes prepared or preserved in another way were produced in the Republic of Kazakhstan - immediately 29.7% less than a year earlier. More than a third of the output in this segment fell on the Turkestan region: 2.4 thousand tons, plus 43.9%. The top three also included West Kazakhstan (1.8 thousand tons, minus 8.5% per year) and East Kazakhstan (561 tons, minus 21.3%) regions. According to the results of January-July this year, local companies provided the demand for processed and canned fish, crustaceans and mollusks by 53.1%. The country imported 28.7 thousand tons of products - 1.8% more than a year earlier. Production for this period amounted to 32.5 thousand tons, plus 1.9% per year. At the same time, 20.4% of available resources were exported from the country: 12.4 thousand tons - 9.3% more than a year earlier. Sales on the domestic market ...
Source: Inform
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