Vietnam’s Shrimp Exports to China Surge 30% in First Half of Year

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [VietnamPlus] – August 10, 2017 Vietnam’s shrimp exports to China reached 282.9 million USD in January-June, representing a year-on-year rise of 30 percent, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP). The association forecast further growth in shrimp export to China, a key market for many Vietnamese shrimp exporters, this year. […]

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Qingdao Clears Live Lobsters from Canada in 40 Minutes

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] translated by Amy Zhong – August 11, 2017 In July, 703 kg (1,550 pounds) of live lobsters were flown from Canada to Qingdao Liuting International Airport — the largest batch of live lobsters imported to Qingdao airport this year. The airport customs agents were able to hasten relevant procedures and clear the seafood […]

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Scottish Salmon Producers See Jump in Demand from China

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [The Herald] by Iain Smith August 15, 2017 Scottish salmon exports have skyrocketed following a spike in popularity across Far East Asia. Interest from Japan and Taiwan has helped drive sales, with figures showing a record £346 million-worth of salmon exported in the first half of 2017. The numbers represent a 70 per cent […]

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