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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Maruha Nichiro Says Seafood Consumption Among China, Other World Markets Has Caught Up With Japan

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Asian Nikkei] by Tomio Shida – August 25, 2016 The world is eating more fish as emerging economies become richer. Shigeru Ito, president of the Japanese seafood company Maruha Nichiro, told the Nikkei that despite China’s slowing economy, the world’s most populous country has an insatiable appetite for fishery products. Q: Is there any […]

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JingDong, A Chinese Online Platform, Expands Fresh Fish Business with Global Sourcing Strategy

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM  [CAPMA] Translated by Amy Zhong – August 19, 2016 Jingdong Mall has inked cooperation agreement with several foreign countries to diversify its fresh food business. On August 16, Jingdong signed a cooperation agreement with more than ten foreign embassies in order to implement its global sourcing strategy for its fresh food business. After the agreement […]

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China Will Cut the Size of its Fishing Fleet

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM [South China Morning Post] By Stephen Chen – August 16, 2016 Overfishing in Chinese rivers and seas has seriously depleted stocks and the government is to cut the size of the nation’s fishing fleet, the agricultural ministry said. A well-known fishermen in Tanmen, Hainan province, said local fishermen have been told not to […]

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Clearwater, Frosta, Zoneco participate in MSC seafood week in China

by IntraFish Media   The Marine Stewardship Council is launching Sustainable Seafood Week across 78 stores operated eight major Chinese. The event, which begins Aug. 6, is the third program initiated by MSC China program, under a program organized by China Retailer and Chain Store Association (CCFA), World Wide Fund (WW) and UNEP China program. […]

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Chile’s Los Lagos Salmon Producers Say China is only Market to See Real Growth in May

SEAFOODNEWS.COM  [Technopress] – July 25, 2016 China is becoming a more important market for Chile salmon producers.  An example of this is contained in the latest (May) export report for the region of Los Lagos (region X).  Although China’s purchases are still small in total volume, they are up 260%, vs declines for the US, […]

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Pacific Seafood hopes to send more live crab to China using Cathay Pacific’s direct flight from PDX

July 21, 2016, 4:17 pm Seafood.com NEWS Susan Chambers, Seafood.com News Cathay Pacific Airways and the Port of Portland are expanding their freight services to Hong Kong in November, which could open new markets for west coast US seafood. Two flights per week from Portland, Oregon are currently scheduled pending government approval. The new Portland service […]

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