Record Chinese Demand for Western Australian Yabbies Triples Production

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM [ABC] by Michelle Stanley – November  9, 2016 Record Chinese Demand for Western Australian Yabbies Triples Production An increase in Chinese demand for Western Australian yabbies has seen production triple in just over a year, according to one of the state’s exporters. Production manager of Cambinata Yabbies, Ian Nenke, said the company had […]

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Clearwater sees opening for scallops, Macduff products in Chinese e-commerce

November 7, 2016 Undercurrentnews.com QINGDAO, China — Canadian fishing firm Clearwater Seafoods plans to add scallops and products from its 2015 UK acquisition, Macduff Shellfish Group, to its portfolio for e-commerce sales in China. Clearwater has recently started selling its products through e-commerce platforms, such as JD.com and Tmall, focused on lobsters and clams, Ian Smith, CEO, […]

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JD Fresh Claims Revolutionary Delivery of Frozen Seafood to Interior China with Zhoushan Deal

Seafood.com October 25, 2016 JD Fresh has signed an agreement with Ocean Family, and the government of Zhoushan city, to promote online sales of high quality, traceable seafood.  Zhoushan is one of the main distant water seafood landing ports in China. The cooperation agreement is with the local government of Zhoushan city, Zhejiang.  Ocean Family […]

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Increase in Overseas Exhibitors Pushes China Fisheries & Seafood Expo to Another New Record

Qingdao, China: A sharp increase in exhibit space by overseas companies looking to cash in on China’s rapidly growing appetite for imported seafood helped China Fisheries & Seafood Expo set a new record for exhibit space for the 15th consecutive year. The 21st annual edition of the show will be held at the Qingdao International […]

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Good Lobster Supplies Spur Competition in China, With Walmart Prices for Lobster Lower Than Online

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [163.com] Translated by Amy Zhong   October 17, 2016 Lobsters become more accessible to Xiamen households as supplies increase and there is more price competition.  Imported lobsters used to be representative of high-end seafood. But now these lobsters have become more accessible to most households than before. For example, Boston lobsters sold at about […]

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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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