Russia Floods U.S. With Seafood While Banning U.S. Imports for 6th Year
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
Lost in the ongoing news about the hits to seafood from the Trump Administration’s trade war with China is another international trade barrier with Russia that’s been going on far longer.
In August of 2014 Russia placed an embargo on U.S. food products to retaliate for sanctions it and other Western countries imposed over Ukraine issues.
It included Alaska seafood products, which accounted for more than $61 million in sales to Russia, primarily pink salmon roe...
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