The Russian aquaculture sector is facing the deepest crisis in its modern history, as the ongoing military conflict between Russia and Ukraine and the ever tightening sanctions on Russia has led to a shortage of fish feed, juveniles and equipment.
Aiming for a greater share of the domestic market, and to bring sustainable practices into the industry’s foreground, shrimp producer Russkaya Krevetka is hoping to start a Russian aquaculture revolution.
Sturgeon farming in Russia is booming, which is reflected by the increasing number of investment projects it is attracting, as well as growing attention from the state being directed towards the problems that face the industry.
Russia’s largest farmed fish producer, Russian Aquaculture, is developing its farm network across the country at a time when the country’s authorities are making increased efforts to develop the sector and reduce their dependency on fish imports.
China's apparent ambition to weaken trade remedy laws in exchange for strengthening fisheries subsidies disciplines could see the prospects of a multinational deal on ending potentially unsound fisheries subsidies collapse, writes Jennifer McCadney.