China Opens its Doors to Overseas Visitors

China Opens its Doors to Overseas Visitors

China Ends Zero-Covid Restrictions, Seafood Imports Set to Soar!

The global seafood industry got some good news in December when officials in China, announced the end of its pandemic restrictions such as quarantines for international travelers. That means CFSE, which was not held in 2020 and 2022, can once again welcome overseas participants eager to do business in the world’s largest seafood market. China also announced that beginning on March 15, 2023 it will honor all visas granted before March 2020. This includes 10-year tourist visas and multiple entry visas.

Global Marketplace

CFSE Global Marketplace is Live! Improving the experience of both exhibitors and visitors by offering a variety of engagement experiences that increase participants’ interactions.

Exhibitor Manual

Welcome exhibitors! This is where you will find all the resources you need to make your experience at CFSE as productive as possible.


All foreign nationals entering China must have a valid Chinese visa.


Connect and grow your company with the top buyers and industry leaders at the world's largest seafood show. Over 30,000 seafood professionals from 88 countries attended CFSE ready to do business.

  • “The Chinese market is so dynamic. They are looking for more and more new products. This show is the best way to educate the market and make sales.” 


    Kristjan Davidsson,
    Chairman of the Board,

  • “There’s no better way to see both existing customers and find new ones. If you sell seafood in Asia, you simply have to exhibit at this show.” 


    David Prendergast,
    Group General Manager Sales,
    Fiordland Lobster Company

  • “This is our first time exhibiting, but we feel the buyers are quite focused.  They’re very serious. We will definitely be back for next year’s show.” 


    Randall Ang,
    Business Development Officer,
    Bobo Singapore

China Market Booming says Major Ecuador Shrimp Producer

China Market Booming says Major Ecuador Shrimp Producer

  Addressing a panel at the recent Global Seafood Marketing Conference, Sandro Coglitore, managing director of Omarsa, one of Ecuador’s largest shrimp exporters, said the sudden reversal of China’s zero-Covid policy has altered the dynamics in the world’s largest...

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