Saudi shrimp pours into China curbing Spring Festival price rises

Saudi shrimp pours into China curbing Spring Festival price rises

By Louis Harkell Undercurrent News Feb. 21, 2019 10:46 GMT Undercurrent News industry sources expect strong Chinese demand for shrimp in 2019, even after wholesale price rises slowed in the run-up to Chinese New Year due to plentiful supply from, of all places, Saudi...
China’s direct imports of crustaceans now worth billions

China’s direct imports of crustaceans now worth billions

By Louis Harkell Undercurrentnews.com Feb. 5, 2019 09:26 GMT Booming imports of shrimp stood out amongst China’s top seafood imports of 2018, with 192,991 metric tons of shrimp worth $1.36 billion imported directly by the country last year, up 203% in volume and 187%...
China’s seafood imports balloon by 44% to $12bn in 2018

China’s seafood imports balloon by 44% to $12bn in 2018

By Louis Harkell Undercurrent News Jan. 23, 2019 13:46 GMT China’s seafood imports ballooned by a massive 44% to $11.9 billion last year as the country continues to change the face of global seafood trade. In the twelve months to the end of December 2018, China...
Norway to prioritize pelagic sales to China in 2019

Norway to prioritize pelagic sales to China in 2019

By Undercurrent News Jan. 22, 2019 09:15 GMT The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) plans to make increased pelagic sales to China one of its priorities in 2019. It has announced plans for a project which focuses on increasing market insight and facilitating network...