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Russia breaks a record in Norwegian fish consumption
13.01.2012 15:05
Russia breaks a record in Norwegian fish consumption

Russia is leading in import of Norwegian fish, leaving France behind, reports Norwegian Fish Committee.


For the period of 2011, Russia imported 104 thousand tons of Norwegian salmon. This has become a historical record. The supply cost made up $ 401 mln.

In 2010, Norway sold to Russia 85 thousand tons of salmon, 21 thousand tons of trout, 112 thousand tons of herring, 18 thousand tons of mackerel, 33 thousand tons of capelin.

Russia is one of the largest fish and seafood in the world. Within a year the country produces more than three million tons of fish. The export of seafood is more than two million tons. In Russia fish consumption per capita is low, in 2011 it was 24 kilos per capita a year.

Author: Irina Fomina

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