Saudi Arabia predicts 600 percent increase in shrimp exports to Russia

Published on
January 6, 2022
A handful of shrimp.
Saudi Arabia’s National Fisheries Development Program – a Division of the Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture – has predicted the country’s shrimp exports to Russia will increase more than 600 percent in 2022. Program CEO Ali Al-Shaikhi told Zawya the anticipated increase in shrimp exports to Russia from the current 3,000 metric tons (MT) to 20,000 MT is driven by an uninterrupted surge in demand for the product in the Russian seafood market. This shrimp export trade would be a…

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