Pakistani Seafood Gaining Popularity in China

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Hong Kong Shipping Gazette Daily Enews] – March 5, 2018 SEAFOOD from Pakistan is gaining in popularity in China, not only because of low prices, but also because of support from government policies, reports Lahore’s UrduPoint. A report from the UK-based undercurrentnews.com said that China had overtaken the EU and Japan as the largest […]

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China’s White Shrimp Exports to the U.S., E.U., Drops Due to Domestic Demand

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Schuichan] translated by Amy Zhong – March 5, 2018 Since the second half of 2016, India has encountered great difficulties in white shrimp exports to the European Union, because the EU has discovered antibiotics usage in the country’s aquaculture exceeding those of the EU’s standard. What’s worse, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has found […]

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Alibaba Reports 300% Surge in Imported Fresh Food for Chinese New Year, with Hema Store Sales up 50%

SEAFOODNEWS.COM  [daily.cnnb]  Translated by Amy Zhong  March 2, 2018 Imported seafood volumes surged on Alibaba’s 10 platforms in the huge Chinese market during the New Year Festival. With the ending of Chinese’s New Year, eager consumers return to work and peace also gradually returns to supermarkets and stores there. This is a very important holiday for Chinese people […]

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Chinese Consumption of Norwegian Cod, Salmon on the Rise

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [ScandAsia.com] by Henrik Vinther – February 22, 2018 In a new report by NBC (Norwegian Business Association) Norway is rapidly growing in the Chinese seafood market. Since 2013 Norway has slowly been climbing the ladder towards tipping Japan off the peak as the primary supplier of seafood to China – at least for some […]

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Australian Rock Lobster Now ‘Dish of the Day’ in Beijing Thanks to Tariff Changes

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Air Cargo Week] By James Graham – February 20, 2018 Chinese import tariffs on Australian rock lobster dropped from six to three per cent on 1st January 2018, as part of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), says Tigers International Solutions forwarding director David Wilkins. He says: “At Tiger Fresh, the perishables forwarding division […]

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Chinese Market Helps Argentine Seafood Exports Exceed U.S. $2 billion in 2017

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Two-Meals] translated by Amy Zhong – February 13, 2017 Argentina has exported seafood worth more than US$2 billion in 2017, while Patagonia red shrimp contribute to 65 percent of the country’s exports. As the statistics show, the country has caught 220,000 tons of red shrimp in total. Its export value of red shrimps has already […]

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Hema Fresh Opens Second Store in Shenzhen; Imported Seafood Can Arrive in Two Days

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Bosidata] translated by Amy Zhong – February 13, 2018 E-commerce companies have upped their game dramatically, concentrating on new retailing models within the past few years. Alibaba is the forerunner in this field with its Hema Fresh stores bringing dramatic changes to the traditional models. Recently the group has opened its second Hema store in […]

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Salmon Imports at Beijing Airport Grew more than 70% in 2017 Due to New Import Measures

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [CQN] translated by Amy Zhong – February 9, 2018 Beijing Capital International Airport has imported 7,361 tons of fresh salmon in 2017, which grew by 70.31 percent from that of the year before, according to Beijing Inspection and Quarantine Bureau. These salmon are from main aquaculture regions all over the world like England, Norway, Chile, […]

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Rabobank: China to drive more than half of global seafood consumption growth over next decade

By Louis Harkell Undercurrent News Underscoring the huge impact China will have on the global seafood industry in coming years, over the next decade, 53% of the increase in total seafood and aquatic product consumption in the world will be due to China, according to a new Rabobank report. The projection – outlined in ‘China’s […]

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