The volume of deliveries of fish products from the Russian Federation decreased in January - April 2016 11% year compared to the same period last year and amounted to 629 thousand.
tons. Reported Rosrybolovstvo with reference to preliminary data of the FCS.
"According to preliminary data of Federal State Statistics Service, in January - April 2016 the volume of deliveries of fish products from the Russian Federation decreased by 11% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 629 thousand tons.", - Said in a statement.
In the first four months of this year, according to the Federal Customs Service pollock export of ice cream decreased by 12,7% - up to 311,9 thousand tons.. Almost half (in 48,7%) decreased delivery of frozen herring - to 34,2 thousand tons..
The volume of imports of fish and seafood decreased in January - April to 8,1% - up to 161,7 thousand tons, said Rosrybolovstvo.. "According to the Federal Customs Service of Russia to preliminary data, a decrease in imports was due to the reduction of supply of frozen capelin - to 68,5%, to 7,8 thousand tons of frozen herring -. To 36,1%, to 8,3 thousand tons.. This almost doubled deliveries in the Russian frozen mackerel - to 23,1 thousand tons of frozen trout -. With 1,6 3,5 thousand tons to tonnes... Imports of frozen salmon rose 23,2 17% and amounted to tons ", -. It said in a statement.
In the export structure takes 87,2% frozen fish, 8,6% - Fish fillets and other fish meat, 3,1% - crustaceans, molluscs and other invertebrates, 0,7% - Prepared or preserved fish products.
The import takes 60% frozen fish, 12,9% - Prepared or preserved fish products, 9,7% - crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates, 9,6% - Fish fillets and other fish meat, 4% - fresh or chilled fish.
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