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The cost of fresh salmon in the US is 10 times higher than the prices in Russia - AMKOR

The salmon fish of the new catch in US trade networks costs 10 times more expensive than in Russia, the Association of Maritime Organizations of Primorye Territory (AMKOR) said on Friday. According to the experts of the association, only selected people can buy fish at this price.

As reported with reference to the Far Eastern Center for Regional Studies (Vladivostok), the cost of the first sockeye salmon sacks from May to June, arrived from Alaska to the shopping malls and shops of Seattle, is, in terms of the Russian currency, 5,5 thousand rubles / kg. The most budget option in Seattle is offered by the Costos stores, where for 1 kg a small sockeye weighing about 2 kg is requested in the equivalent of 1,5 thousand rubles. Even higher prices for fresh chinook - its price in the market Dorothy Lane Market in Ohio reaches 6,8 thousand rubles / kg. In New York at the Fulton Fish Market, the seaweed weighing about 7 kg was sold for more than 60 thousand rubles. for the fish.

For comparison, in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky sockeye salmon in the markets is from 350 rub / kg, chinook - from 800 rub / kg. In Vladivostok, sockeye salmon of last year's catch is sold in retail within 550-600 RUR / kg, fresh catch will go higher, but insignificantly, the report says.

Salmon trout in the Far East of Russia started 1 June in Kamchatka, where, according to Rosrybolovstva, 380 tons have already been caught, including 300 t sockeye salmon, 40 chinook salmon and 40 t chum. In this season, the harvest is expected to be about 490 thousand tons.
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