TURKEY AND NORWAY ARE THE COMPETITORS TO ARMENIA IN FISH EXPORT

ARMENPRESS
31 July, 2012
YEREVAN

YEREVAN, JULY 31, ARMENPRESS: Armenian fish-breeders are feeding the
fish not with hormonal but special food imported from abroad.

Armenian fish breeding union" NGO Executive Director Artur Atoyan told
at the briefing with the journalists on July 31" I can guarantee on
behalf of our organization and other fish breeding companies that we
do not use hormonal food", Armenpress reports.

On the state level appropriate events were launched for the prohibition
of imports of such food," said the director.

By official data 234 enterprises have permission to be engaged in
fish breeding, many of which currently do not operate by various
causes. By the request of Armenian fish breeders , an interdepartmental
commission was established to carry out the tasks pertain to the
existing issues.The Commission was ordered by PM Sargsyan.

There are also problems concerning export, particularly to the
direction of Russian Federation. " Our competitor countries in this
context are Turkey and Norway, who sell their product by lower prices,
reportedly our" valuable" market remains Russia" Artur Atoyan noted.

The Commission already commissions works aimed at eliminating both
that obstacle, and creating conditions for Armenian fish product to
be exported to European countries.