2019/04/11

Canada cuts Newfoundland snow crab TAC by 9%; harvesters relieved

Canada’sDepartmentofFisheriesandOceans(DFO)hassetthetotalallowablecatch(TAC)fortheprovinceofNewfoundlandandLabrador'ssnowcrabfisheryat26,894metrictons,a9%cutonthe28,975tallowedin2018.However

2019/03/15

FDA de-activates 2016 import alert, removes barrier to GE salmon

TheUSFoodandDrugAdministration(FDA)announcedFridaythatitistakingdowntheimportalertthathasblockedAquaBountysince2016fromimportinggeneticallyengineeredsalmoneggsintotheUS.TheMassachusettscompany'sAq

2019/03/01

Sales of MSC-certified products hit $8.4bn

TheMarineStewardshipCouncil(MSC)estimatesseafoodsalesofproductscarryingitssustainabilitylogoincreasedto$8.4billioninthefinancialyeartoMarch312018,upfrom$5.6bnitestimatedforthefinancialyearprior.Initsa

2019/02/15

China’s direct imports of crustaceans now worth billions

BoomingimportsofshrimpstoodoutamongstChina’stopseafoodimportsof2018,with192,991metrictonsofshrimpworth$1.36billionimporteddirectlybythecountrylastyear,up203%involumeand187%invaluecomparedwith201

2019/01/11

New Zealand’s Fiordland Lobster Company expanding China sales

New Zealand's largest lobster harvester is expanding its reach into the Chinese market with direct delivery of live lobster, China Daily reported.

2018/12/21

Crab veteran: Asian live markets leading to higher US prices

Aveteranofinternationalcrabmarketsbelieveshe'sfoundthereasonUSpricesforkingcrabhaverisensignificantlyinthepastfivemonths:AsiandemandforlivecrabistakingmoreRussiansupplythaneverbefore.LesHodgeshasb

2018/12/14

Zero import tariffs confirm Australian rock lobster’s China calling

AustralianrocklobsterexportersarehotlyanticipatingtheeliminationofallChineseimporttariffsleviedontheirproductsonJan.1,aspartofthetwocountries'freetradeagreement(FTA).TheChina-AustraliaFTAenteredin

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