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Australia Seafood in Demand as China Looks Past Crisis

Australia Seafood in Demand as China Looks Past Crisis

March 31, 2020 Chinese demand for seafood is coming back and Cairns Airport is at the forefront of the industry’s recovery. Airport CEO Norris Carter said there was “pent up demand” for banquets. “Now that China has started to come out of the coronavirus crisis, we’re...

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China’s largest seafood market back in business

China’s largest seafood market back in business

By Louis Harkell March 24, 2020 09:46 GMT  Undercurrent News China's largest seafood wholesale market in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, is getting back to business with 70-80% of vendors resuming trade. Undercurrent News' China correspondent Hu Luyi visited Huangsha...

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Boost for seafood as restaurants across China reopen

Boost for seafood as restaurants across China reopen

By Louis Harkell Undercurrent News March 18, 2020 09:57 G Restaurants across China have reopened providing a boost for seafood consumption, CCTV reported on Tuesday (March 17). Over 140,000 foodservice companies in Guangzhou, the provincial capital of Guangdong...

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China becomes world’s biggest shrimp importer by volume

China becomes world’s biggest shrimp importer by volume

By Louis Harkell Feb. 11, 2020 08:33 GMT www.undercurrentnews.com China's imports of shrimp almost tripled to 718,000 metric tons in 2019, seeing it overhaul the US to become the world's largest importer by volume, according to Chinese customs data compiled by...

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China’s seafood imports surge 39% to $15bn in 2019

China’s seafood imports surge 39% to $15bn in 2019

China's seafood imports surged 39% in 2019 to CNY 106 billion ($15.3bn), according to Chinese customs data released Jan. 23, likely making China the second-largest seafood importer in the world ahead of Japan. The import surge follows 44% import growth in 2018, in...

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China Lowers Tariffs on More Imported Seafood Products

China Lowers Tariffs on More Imported Seafood Products

www.seafoodnews.com January 2, 2020 On Dec. 23, 2019, China officially announced it is cutting tariffs on some imports, set to take effect Jan. 1, 2020. With the increasingly great popularity of foreign seafood products in China, some products will benefit from such a...

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More Chinese Turning to Online Platforms for Seafood Purchases

More Chinese Turning to Online Platforms for Seafood Purchases

seafood news.com December 4, 2019 E-commerce platforms are playing an increasingly important role in China’s seafood sales. As available statistics show, the country’s online seafood sales reached 27.126 billion yuan ($3.8 billion USD) in 2018, which accounts for 1/3...

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