Russia sea urchins export quantities

The amount of sea urchins exported by Russia in 2020 was 8,349 metric tonnes. In 2019 Russia shipped 8,215 tonnes of sea urchins. For 2019 alone, the demand for Russia sea urchins (seafood category) has gone up, recording a change of 1.195 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, sea urchins' exports went up by 2.37 pc earning the country US$27.31m for the year 2019. Russia's sea urchins exports are categorised as:

  • Live, fresh or chilled, sea urchins "Strongylocentrotus spp., Paracentrotus lividus, Loxechinus albus, Echichinus esculentus" (HS code 030821)
  • Sea urchins, prepared or preserved (excluding smoked) (HS code 160562)
  • Smoked, frozen, dried, salted or in brine, sea urchins "Strongylocentrotus spp., Paracentrotus lividus, Loxechinus albus, Echichinus esculentus" (HS code 030829)
  • Frozen sea urchins "Strongylocentrotus spp., Paracentrotus lividus, Loxechinus albus, Echinus esculentus" (HS code 030822)


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Russia sea urchins export values

In 2019, Russia exported sea urchins costing 27.31m USD, a surge of 16.19% from 2018's total sea urchins export of 23.505m USD. The yearly increase in value of Russia sea urchins between 2017 to 2018 was 17.396 pc.

The annual/yearly variation in the quantity of Russia's sea urchins exports between 2017 and 2019 was 2.37% compared to a variation of 1.195% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

Russia's portion of the world's total sea urchins' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country is ranked number 47 in world exports of sea urchins.


Export markets for Russia sea urchins ( in '000$ )


Import/Export Trends

Russia is a net importer of sea urchins. The annual growth of Russia sea urchins in value between 2015 to 2019 was 21%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity was 12%, per annum.

Russia imported 2 tonnes of sea urchins in 2019.