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Ukraine doubled imports of black caviar

Caviar
Ukraine
Published Jan 5, 2021

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For 11 months of 2020, Ukraine imported 7.2 tons of sturgeon caviar (black caviar) for a total of $ 1.27 million, which is almost double the figure for the last year (3.7 tons for $ 637 thousand).

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This was reported by the Association "Ukrainian Club of Agricultural Business" with reference to customs statistics. China became the main supplier of black caviar to Ukraine - 6.2 tons or about 85% of the total volume. Italy, Moldova, Uruguay and the Netherlands also entered the TOP-5 countries of suppliers. “China has rapidly developed industrial sturgeon fish farming since 2008 and now produces more than 150 tons of sturgeon caviar annually, of which about 100 tons are exported. Of course, first of all, caviar from the Celestial Empire is competitive in price, ”experts say. In Ukraine, the niche of industrial sturgeon breeding and caviar production is still poorly developed, the UCAB emphasizes, but there are still pioneers. It ...
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