Argentine Shrimp Growing in Popularity in China, Pushing up Prices by about $1 per lb

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM  [Shuichan News] Translated by Amy Zhong  Oct 12, 2016 At the recent Conxemar Frozen Seafood Trade Show in Vigo, one topic of discussion was Argentine shrimps.  The fishery was 140,000 tons in 2015 and is expected to top 150,000 tons in 2016. Most of the Argentine Shrimp is sold to China.  According to […]

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China Continues to Grow as Market for Chilean Salmon

  SEAFODNEWS.COM  [Technopress]  September 29, 2016 China is continuing to import more Chilean salmon.  The figures for Los Lagos (Lakes Region) released by the National Statistics Institute show that salmon accounted for 73.9% of the region’s export value.  Salmon experienced a 33% decline in volume, but only a 3.1% decline in value, due to the […]

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Strong demand from China pushing up prices for Chilean trout

Strong demand from China pushing up prices for Chilean trout   September 30, 2016 Minato-Tsukiji By Kyouko Iwaki, Minato-Tsukiji.com Japan’s domestic sales prices for Chilean frozen trout fillets are going up, with demand strong in several other markets. The prices of trim C and trim E fillets, which are mostly destined for the fresh market, have […]

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Chinese shrimp consumption has more than doubled since 2005

September 20, 2016, 10:02 am Undercurrent News Guangzhou, CHINA — As shrimp exports from China have dived, its own consumption has rocketed. According to data presented at the annual Global Outlook on Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL) conference, taking place this year from Sept. 19- 22 in Guangzhou, China, Chinese shrimp consumption has increased by 123% from […]

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Chinese tilapia farmers look inward for new markets

September 20, 2016, 4:32 pm Undercurrent News Guangzhou, CHINA — As Chinese tilapia companies begin to look more inward to expand their markets, they need to keep in mind China’s diversity, according to the chairman of Wuhan SanLiangHang Investment Management Co. “You can’t regard China as a whole market, you need to break it down into […]

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Aquaculture Stewardship Program Partners with Environmental Firm to Expand Market in China

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] September 14, 2016 The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) announced a partnership with Qingdao Tao Ran Environmental Science and Technology (Tao Ran), a professional Chinese environmental firm to help grow the market for ASC-certified seafood products in China. The agreement will accelerate the growth of the ASC certification programs in China. Tao Ran has […]

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Shenzhen Imports Alaska Spot Prawns for First Time

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Shuichan News] Translated by Amy Zhong – September 13, 2016 On the morning of August 27, a batch of spot prawns from America have arrived at Shenzhen. Their total weight is 115kg, while their value reaches US$4,025. This is the first time that such prawns have been imported to Shenzhen. Upon the arrival of […]

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Chinese conglomerates likely to make more seafood deals

September 12, 2016, 9:13 am Undercurrent News  Chinese conglomerates are looking to make deals to secure seafood supply, with Latin America and Australia likely to be focuses, according to an analyst with Dutch lender Rabobank. After a recent trip across the country meeting companies, the Dutch lender’s senior seafood analyst, Gorjan Nikolik, wrote in a […]

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Nova Scotia launches international brand in China

September 9, 2016 Undercurrent News The Canadian province of Nova Scotia has launched a new international seafood brand, with a specific focus on targeting the Chinese market, reports Yahoo Finance.  The province hosted a media launch Friday at the Four Seasons hotel in Shenzhen to mark the official announcement of ‘Nova Scotia Seafood’. Premier Stephen McNeil joined the […]

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