Macduff gives Clearwater scope to further up rocketing China sales

May 18, 2016, 4:42 pm Tom Seaman Undercurrent News Canada’s Clearwater Seafoods saw first quarter sales to China increase 41.1% year-on-year, with the product range of UK-based Macduff Shellfish adding to the growth potential. In Q1, sales to customers in China increased CAD 5.2 million ($4m) to CAD 17.7m, due to increased sales volumes for […]

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China Is a Land of Opportunity for Scottish Seafood

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Press and Journal] by Keith Findlay – May 18, 2016 The rewards to be gained by exporting more Scottish seafood to China are highlighted by new figures showing how firms in New Zealand have benefited from growing business there. Bosses at trade body Seafood Scotland believe that if New Zealand can sell nearly […]

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China killed thousands of Maine jobs. Now it’s eating up the state’s lobsters

  LITTLE CRANBERRY ISLAND, MAINE — The long journey from this remote island of free-spirited fishermen to the most populous country in the world began, as it does most mornings, at just about sunrise. Bruce Fernald, a sixth-generation fisherman, loaded his 38-foot fiberglass boat with half a ton of bait and set out in search […]

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Nova Scotia Unveils Strategic Export Partnership with China

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [China News.com] Translated by Amy Zhong – May 16, 2016 Nova Scotia released a Nova Scotia-China Engagement Strategy that attaches great importance to China’s market demand and it reveals the province’s intention of increasing its market share in China. And it will be revised regularly as China’s Five-Year Plans are. The Strategy has been […]

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New Zealand’s Seafood Export Earnings Set Record High in Q1 Driven by Chinese Demand

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] May 6, 2016 Seafood, one of the country’s top export earners, continues to show strong growth with exports reaching a record high of $1.713 billion in the year to end March, says Seafood New Zealand Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst. The strong export growth for seafood accelerated in the first quarter of the year, […]

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