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Expert predicted rising fish prices in Russia due to coronavirus

Expert predicted rising fish prices in Russia due to coronavirus
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Due to the restrictions on coronavirus that fishing companies have to comply with, retail prices for fish may rise in Russia. The first to rise in price will be felt by residents of the Far East.

As told Interfax»The head of the information agency for fisheries Alexander Savelyev, the rise in retail prices may be about 15% by the fall of this year. According to the expert's forecasts, some fish producers estimate the mandatory quarantine measures at 2,5 billion rubles. The continued stable situation in fish prices was only temporary.

The first rise in price since the beginning of fishing season was felt by the residents of Kamchatka. There the price of freshly caught chum salmon has grown to 500 rubles per kg, and for chinook fillet - to 950 rubles. The further growth in fish prices in Russia will also be affected by the situation on the world market: due to the pandemic, the demand for long-term storage goods, in particular canned fish and frozen fish, has increased.
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