Global Wild Salmon Tallies; Ongoing Trade Hits from Russian Embargo, China Tariffs
Alaska’s salmon catch has topped 226 million – that’s 36 million more fish than the preseason projection.
That production is dwarfed by Alaska’s biggest competitor – Russia - whose wild salmon catch of nearly 386 million fish is 13% more than expected.
Trade data show that the US so far this year has purchased nearly three million pounds of salmon from Russia valued at almost $11 million. Nearly half of the volume and value was from sockeye salmon.
Global market watcher Tradex predicts the combined...
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