December 31, the Russian Agriculture Secretary Sergei supervisor has said that Russia will from 1 January 2014 to restrict imports of fish from Norway (primarily herring, mackerel and capelin).
485 Norwegian companies will be included in the restricted list. As the Norwegian fish export inspection and quarantine departments to check lax, resulting in fish imported into Russia does not meet quarantine standards. Russia announced the implementation of restrictive measures.
At present, only 29 Norwegian companies through testing, may continue to fish and seafood exports to Russia.
Sergei said in 2013 uncovered a total of 120 violations from Norway involved, ranking first in the country in the world. According to the Norwegian Fisheries Commission statistics, in 2013 Russia imported fish and seafood from Norway Total 265,700 tons, down 11.8%.