Exports of fish and seafood in Sakhalin for the first 9 months increased by

quarter — to $ 248 million

Sakhalin customs seeing an increase in the volume of deliveries abroad, fish and seafood for the first 9 months of this year compared with the same period last year to $ 50 million — up to 248 million dollars, according to the press service of the ministry.

According to Customs, by the value of exports of water and biological resources in Sakhalin region is second only to liquefied natural gas. Total for the period under review has been exported 130 tons of water and biological resources in the amount of 248 million dollars (in 2012 — 114 thousand tons to 198 million dollars).

"Just in the Asia-Pacific region, which are the main consumers of Sakhalin water biological resources, delivered 39,000 tons of fish red rocks of almost $ 70 million. Accordingly, increased exports of salmon caviar and 540 tonnes for 12.2 million dollars. Thus , weighted volumes grew by 3.5 times, cost — by 5.7 times, "- said in a statement.

Press Service notes that in 2013, for most other types of water and biological resources, and seafood is also noted a significant increase in exports. This sea bass, halibut, mackerel, herring, shrimp, crab.

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