First Free Trade Salmon from Australia Shipped to China

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [163.com] Translated by Amy Zhong  January 5, 2016 After the implementation of Free Trade Agreement between Australia and China, the first batch of salmon have been imported to Guangzhou at a decreased tariff rate. On the morning of December 22, 2015, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport has welcomed the arrival of 8600-kilo frozen salmon from […]

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Ecuadorian Shrimp Sales to Asia Up Sharply on China Demand

      SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh – December 14, 2015 Ecuador’s shrimp exports to Asian markets—mostly to China—are up sharply in 2015.  Ecuador producers have long had an incentive and preference to sell head on shrimp.  This trend continues to squeeze the US market share for Ecuadorian product As of November, Ecuador’s shrimp exports to […]

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Australian Abalone Farm Targets Booming China Market

Ocean Grown Abalone, the world’s first abalone farming project launched in 2011, is now looking to expand as Asian demand for abalone grows, reports the West Australian.  Brad Adams, the company’s founder, began breeding abalone on artificial reefs in Augusta’s Flinders bay. The farm originally had 400,000 abalone on 40 hectares, but expanded to 1.2 million […]

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Frozen Canadian Lobster Sales Booming to China

Frozen Canadian Lobster Sales Booming to China, as Category Takes Off    China is becoming a key market for frozen whole cook Canadian lobster. Everyone knows the story of the rapid development of the live north American lobster market in China. Last year, China imported more North American Homarus lobster than spiny or rock lobster […]

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Canada seeing aggressive Chinese buying

Canada seeing aggressive Chinese buying on coldwater shrimp As recently as the Boston seafood show, Ocean Choice International had been expecting the majority of its shrimp production to go to industrial, cooked and peeled production. But as it turns out, now Chinese demand is so strong, and they are buying so aggressively, that almost all […]

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Hangzhou Gets Fast Track Customs Clearance

Hangzhou Gets Fast Track Customs Clearance for Live Dungeness, Lobsters Live seafood commodities imported to Hangzhou are on the fast track regarding their clearance . The airport office of Zhejiang Entry-exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau has adopted the clearance model of one declaration, one examination and one release (three ones model) since this February in […]

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Chinese Lobster Popularity Soars

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Global Times] – April 24, 2015 – Matching China’s growing middle-class in recent years has been a burgeoning appetite for lobsters in the country. “Lobsters are delicious, and also nice and red, a color that represents prosperity in the Chinese culture,” said Chen Shanshan, a food writer, nutritionist and self-confessed lobster fanatic based in Shanghai […]

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