SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] translated by Amy Zhong – August 11, 2017
In July, 703 kg (1,550 pounds) of live lobsters were flown from Canada to Qingdao Liuting International Airport — the largest batch of live lobsters imported to Qingdao airport this year. The airport customs agents were able to hasten relevant procedures and clear the seafood within 40 minutes.
Seafood importers have seized the opportunity to enter the Chinese market during its fishing off-season. But their imports are frequently challenged by hot weather. And considering such seafood problems as quick degeneration, the airport has updated its clearance model accordingly to ensure that average clearance time is one hour for imported seafood.