Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine is now in full swing and Western countries are beginning to follow through with their threats of placing damaging sanctions on the country in response.

Track the Russia-Ukraine Crisis
Keep up with the fast-moving developments and the impact on seafood with the Alert Ukraine Crisis.

Specific details of all these sanctions are not clear yet, but what is clear is they will not be good for trade in the short term.

Seafood is one commodity that could be impacted by any trade sanctions placed on Russia, in particular in Europe, which imports a large volume of products – specifically pollock and cod – from the country.