Shandong province has launched a one-stop seafood e-commerce platform, as it moves to bring the traditional fishery industry online while upgrading trans-regional cold-chain logistics. Along with the B2B e-commerce site, authorities kicked off a week-long seafood sales campaign on Saturday [15 August 2015] in Rongcheng city, Shandong province…Full Article: Aug 2015

Key Points

  • In 2014, the e-commerce platform,, was launched.
  • Rongcheng, eastern Shandong, reportedly produces 44% of China’s kelp, 16% of the country’s sea cucumbers, and 9% of its abalone.

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  • In 2013, Shandong produced 31% of China’s algae (seawater, 590,625 MTs), 28% of the country’s shellfish (seawater, ~3.7 million MTs).

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