China’s direct imports of crustaceans now worth billions

By Louis Harkell Feb. 5, 2019 09:26 GMT Booming imports of shrimp stood out amongst China’s top seafood imports of 2018, with 192,991 metric tons of shrimp worth $1.36 billion imported directly by the country last year, up 203% in volume and 187%...

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China’s seafood imports balloon by 44% to $12bn in 2018

By Louis Harkell Undercurrent News Jan. 23, 2019 13:46 GMT China’s seafood imports ballooned by a massive 44% to $11.9 billion last year as the country continues to change the face of global seafood trade. In the twelve months to the end of December 2018, China...

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Norway to prioritize pelagic sales to China in 2019

By Undercurrent News Jan. 22, 2019 09:15 GMT The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) plans to make increased pelagic sales to China one of its priorities in 2019. It has announced plans for a project which focuses on increasing market insight and facilitating network...

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Saudi Arabia Is Shipping 6,000 Tons of Shrimp to China

December 13, 2018 Saudi Arabia is adding a new commodity to its oil-heavy trade with China: frozen shrimp. The world’s largest oil exporter has shipped 6,000 tons of the crustaceans to China since last week, Ahmed Al-Bala’a, chief executive...

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Tassal flies fresh salmon direct to Xi’an

By Undercurrent News Dec. 4, 2018 10:01 GMT Australian salmon farmer Tassal Group has flown its first batch of fresh salmon directly to Xi'an, a city in central China famous for its terracotta army, reports Kaixian TV. Flight HU7902 arrived in Xi'an on Dec. 2 with...

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