China Concerned Over Japanese-Taiwanese Fishery Agreement

Japan and Taiwan concluded a long-awaited fisheries agreement Wednesday in Taipei after officials from both sides formally resumed negotiations for the first time in four years. The deal will allow Taiwanese trawlers to operate in part of Japan’s exclusive economic zone near the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, sources close to the

U.S. Launches Countervailing Duty investigations on Frozen Warm-Water Shrimp from China and 6 other Countries

The US Commerce Department announced Friday [Jan 18] that it was launching countervailing duty investigations on frozen warm-water shrimp from China and other six countries. The investigations are in response to the petition filed by the US Coalition of Gulf Shrimp Industries, who alleged producers and exporters of China, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and

China’s Demand for Seafood to Rise

China is expected to become a $20 billion seafood import market within this decade as rising incomes increase domestic demand for seafood, particularly premium species, according to a Rabobank report released on Wednesday. Increasing domestic demand for seafood means significant business opportunities for seafood exporters across the world. However the scale of growth will challenge