China Ranks Second for Argentine Fish, Seafood Exports

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Xinhua] June 15, 2016 China was the second largest destination for Argentina’s fish and seafood exports in the first quarter of 2016, according to a report released Monday. Argentina’s fish and seafood exports to China in this period were worth 77 million U.S. dollars, accounting for 16 percent of the total, the report […]

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Rabobank: China to be driving force behind aquaculture demand

  Growth in western countries is likely, but the Asian nation will lead the charge in expanding seafood consumption, executive tells attendees at the IntraFish Seafood Investor Forum in New York City. by Kim Tran Aquaculture has a long developing road in front of it, but Jeroen Leffelaar, managing director at Large Corporates Food & […]

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China Gets a Taste of Mangrove-Farmed Tiger Shrimp

    Intrafish News   Selva Shrimp – the mangrove farmed black tiger shrimp produced by Vietnam’s Minh Phu and consulting firm BlueYou — has been launched on the Chinese market. The launch will target China’s growing demand for natural and safe food products, especially in high-end supermarkets, restaurants and 5-star hotels. “It is a […]

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Ecuadorian shrimp prices to go even higher on booming Chinese demand

  Undercurrent News: Ecuador’s shrimp exporters have seen one of the first price declines this year after Chinese buyers stayed away from a hot market. The lull will be short lived, says an exporter. Prices for ex-farm HOSO [head-on, shell-on] 40/50 count, a benchmark for the shrimp industry, fell $0.65 to $6.10 per kilo this […]

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Shanghai Seafood Imports Up 30%

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [China Daily] May 24, 2016 Shanghai customs said on Tuesday that imports of aquatic products for the January-April period had increased by more than 30 percent year on year. Import of aquatic products grossed 34,000 tons in the first four months, up 34.7 percent year on year. The total imported value was 2.48 billion […]

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