Russian salmon production to drop by half?
Tuesday,26 June,2012 08:38:41
Experts forecast production decline by almost half in 2012. Interesting?
Salmon fishing season already started on Kamchatka Peninsula and soon will start in Primorye Region in Russia, but experts opinion forecasts only 280,000 metric tons will be caught this year. Annual decline of 46 percent!
In addition to this, Chairman of the Far Eastern Fishing Companies Union Dmitry Dremlyuga believes it is necessary to restrict wild salmon exports. According to him, 2011 catch of 520 thousand metric tons had a total export growth from previous year up to 160 thousand metric tons, or by 86 percent. However an increased export price fixing activity is noted here.
Who is up for a wild ride this year?