Shanghai Sets New Live Seafood Import Record in 2017

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Sina] translated by Amy Zhong – January 18, 2018 According to Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, Shanghai imported 52,900 batches of live seafood worth as much as USD $810 million in 2017. The two numbers are an increase of 9 percent and 19 percent, respectively, from 2016. The 2017 import value is close to […]

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Australian rock lobster exporters gear up for Chinese New Year with pricing firm

Undercurrent News By Louis Harkell Jan. 11, 2018 22:21 GMT Rock lobster exporters in Australia are gearing up for Chinese New Year — the busiest trading period in the calendar year — with prices relatively firm. Matt Rutter, general manager of marketing and business development at Geraldton Fishermen’s Co-operative (GFC), told Undercurrent News sales volumes can […]

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Quality Line of Carrefour Welcomes Fresh French Oysters to China

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Finance/SouthCN] translated by Amy Zhong – January 8, 2018 Consumers can shop in some Guangzhou Carrefour supermarkets for fresh French oysters now. Oysters are a new member of the group’s Quality Line, a brand established a few years ago, which includes fresh food from all over the world. These oysters come from Bretagne of […]

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China Demand For Vietnam Shrimp up 60% in 2017, China Now largest Importer of Pangasius

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Shuichan News] Translated by Amy Zhong January 5, 2017 China’s great demand has boosted Vietnam’s seafood exports in 2017, but a recent customs crackdown has left traders uncertain about border crossings in the first week of the New Year. (See accompanying story). There is a drastic increase in Vietnam’s seafood export thanks to strong demand […]

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Alibaba Opening 30 Fresh Hema Stores Around Beijing as JD.COM Opens its First 7Fresh

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [China Daily] by Cheng Yu January 5, 2018 [The competition to lure upscale shoppers to stores with social experiences is driving a huge demand for live king crab and lobster in China.  With Alibaba committing to a rapid expansion, it means these stores will be adding to the demand for fresh and live imported […]

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