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The price of red caviar in Russia in December has decreased by half. This was stated by the head of the Agency Ilya Shestakov, reports RIA Novosti.
According to him, this was achieved due to the record volume of salmon to 675 thousand tons, which is almost two times higher than last year. The catch is, in turn, has affected the occupancy of spawning grounds, the ban on use of drift nets, and regulation.
In August it was reported that a record catch in the far East led to a sharp decline in wholesale prices for some red fish. According to the Russian Association of fishery enterprises, entrepreneurs and exporters, most cheaper salmon — from 190 rubles per kilogram in the first half of July to 150 rubles at the end of August.
In November 2017, the cost of salmon caviar on the Kamchatka Peninsula has risen to 30 percent. Then, in “Business Russia” has connected a rise in price with increasing demand for the delicacy in Japan, and the Agency has specified that the price of eggs is largely dependent on the reconfiguration of links between fishermen, processors and trading companies, and the main reason for the rise in price is the speculative mood of the market.
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