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Lobster Index Says China Still on the Boil

http://www.seafoodnews.com If the lobster barometer is anything to go by, demand at the top end of the Chinese market remains on the boil despite downgrades in China's growth forecasts. The biggest player in Australia's most valuable wild-catch fishery continues to...

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China’s direct imports of crustaceans now worth billions

By Louis Harkell Undercurrentnews.com 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 http://www.seafoodnews.com 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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