Murmansk oblast in the North of European Russia imported 409.8 tons of live fish to $7.5 million in 2017— twenty times more than the year before in value terms and sixteen times in physical terms.
The home of once numerous Russia’s North-Atlantic fishing fleet, Murmansk accounts for 71% of total Russian live seafood imports which amounted to 643 tons to $10.6million in 2017.
The region imported mainly trout (49.8%, or 224.67 tons to $3.7m) and salmon (50.2%, or 185 tons to $3.8m) last year. The region’s two main suppliers are neighboring Norway which accounts for 96% of Murmansk imports, and Finland (4%).
The ministries of agriculture of Iran, Russia and Kazakhstan have concluded a trilateral memorandum of understanding on the issue of wheat trade.
Trade turnover between Russia and Germany increased 8.4% and reached nearly ˆ62 billion ($70 billion) in 2018 compared to previous year.
In 2018 Russia’s meat export amounted to 288.5 thous. t, it is a 21% increase compared to 2017.
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