North Korean Seafood Imports by China Reportedly Slows at Liaoning’s Port of Dandong

A thriving trade in seafood across the Yalu River that separates China from North Korea has dramatically slowed, traders said, although there is still nearly a month to go for a UN deadline to tighten sanctions on North Korea as punishment for its missile tests. The UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution on Saturday

Zhuhai CLZ Investment and Israeli Company Sign Agreements Relating to Seafood Production

Zhuhai Agricultural Investment Holding Group Co signed $3 million in deals with Israel-based Trendlines Group and Tiran Shipping at the 3rd China-Israel Investment Summit being held June 27 and 28. The investment is to jointly incubate and construct hi-tech agricultural projects…Full Article: City of Zhuhai June 2017 Key Point As a result of the agreement,

Alibaba’s Tmall to Distribute Driscoll’s Strawberries and Chicken of the Sea’s Canned Seafood

Following through on a pledge to support American employment, online retailer Alibaba Group Holding is teaming up with two U.S.-based food companies to sell in the Chinese market…Full Article: Nikkei Asian Review June 2017 Key Point In June 2017, during the Gateway business conference in Detroit, Alibaba Group (Tmall) signed Memorandum of Understanding agreements with

Cambodian-Hong Kong Joint Venture Signs MoU with Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture to Develop Fish Farm

A Chinese firm has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to develop an industrial-sized fish farm, the country’s first facility on such a large scale. Jianyutang (Cambodia) Fish­­­ery will be responsible for building fish stocks to manage sustainable fisheries, developing aquaculture technology, generate investment, and promoting more

Shanghai Food and Drug Administration Detects High Chemical Residues in Samples of Vegetables, Fresh Fish, Flour, and Tofu

Two batches of vegetables sold at Lotus and Tesco outlets in Shanghai were found to contain excessive pesticide residue, the city’s food watchdog said. A batch of celery sold at the Chuanchang outlet of Lotus and supplied by Shanghai Jiangqiao Wholesale Market was found to contain 3.6 milligrams of chlorpyrifos residue per kilogram — 71