China Ranks Second for Argentine Fish, Seafood Exports

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Xinhua] June 15, 2016 China was the second largest destination for Argentina’s fish and seafood exports in the first quarter of 2016, according to a report released Monday. Argentina’s fish and seafood exports to China in this period were worth 77 million U.S. dollars, accounting for 16 percent of the total, the report […]

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Rabobank: China to be driving force behind aquaculture demand

  Growth in western countries is likely, but the Asian nation will lead the charge in expanding seafood consumption, executive tells attendees at the IntraFish Seafood Investor Forum in New York City. by Kim Tran Aquaculture has a long developing road in front of it, but Jeroen Leffelaar, managing director at Large Corporates Food & […]

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China Gets a Taste of Mangrove-Farmed Tiger Shrimp

    Intrafish News   Selva Shrimp – the mangrove farmed black tiger shrimp produced by Vietnam’s Minh Phu and consulting firm BlueYou — has been launched on the Chinese market. The launch will target China’s growing demand for natural and safe food products, especially in high-end supermarkets, restaurants and 5-star hotels. “It is a […]

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Ecuadorian shrimp prices to go even higher on booming Chinese demand

  Undercurrent News: Ecuador’s shrimp exporters have seen one of the first price declines this year after Chinese buyers stayed away from a hot market. The lull will be short lived, says an exporter. Prices for ex-farm HOSO [head-on, shell-on] 40/50 count, a benchmark for the shrimp industry, fell $0.65 to $6.10 per kilo this […]

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Shanghai Seafood Imports Up 30%

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [China Daily] May 24, 2016 Shanghai customs said on Tuesday that imports of aquatic products for the January-April period had increased by more than 30 percent year on year. Import of aquatic products grossed 34,000 tons in the first four months, up 34.7 percent year on year. The total imported value was 2.48 billion […]

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Macduff gives Clearwater scope to further up rocketing China sales

May 18, 2016, 4:42 pm Tom Seaman Undercurrent News Canada’s Clearwater Seafoods saw first quarter sales to China increase 41.1% year-on-year, with the product range of UK-based Macduff Shellfish adding to the growth potential. In Q1, sales to customers in China increased CAD 5.2 million ($4m) to CAD 17.7m, due to increased sales volumes for […]

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China Is a Land of Opportunity for Scottish Seafood

  SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Press and Journal] by Keith Findlay – May 18, 2016 The rewards to be gained by exporting more Scottish seafood to China are highlighted by new figures showing how firms in New Zealand have benefited from growing business there. Bosses at trade body Seafood Scotland believe that if New Zealand can sell nearly […]

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China killed thousands of Maine jobs. Now it’s eating up the state’s lobsters

  LITTLE CRANBERRY ISLAND, MAINE — The long journey from this remote island of free-spirited fishermen to the most populous country in the world began, as it does most mornings, at just about sunrise. Bruce Fernald, a sixth-generation fisherman, loaded his 38-foot fiberglass boat with half a ton of bait and set out in search […]

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Nova Scotia Unveils Strategic Export Partnership with China

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [China News.com] Translated by Amy Zhong – May 16, 2016 Nova Scotia released a Nova Scotia-China Engagement Strategy that attaches great importance to China’s market demand and it reveals the province’s intention of increasing its market share in China. And it will be revised regularly as China’s Five-Year Plans are. The Strategy has been […]

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