According to Ghana's "Financial Times" report on May 10, Ghana imported a total of 343,000 tons of seafood products of US$290 million in 2021, and the main source of imports is the United States. With the easing of the epidemic in Ghana, the tourism industry is recovering, and the demand for imported seafood products is continuing to increase, while the development of local fisheries in Ghana is lagging behind, and the seafood market in the United States will continue to expand.
Red Lobster CEO Kelli Valade is resigning after just eight months at the helm of the Orlando-based seafood chain, a quick departure that one industry analyst called “very, very, very bad.”
The chilling moment a dolphin attacked a trainer at Miami Seaquarium has been captured on film.
According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP ), basa fish export to most major global markets have grown significantly. In the first two months of this year, the total export value of basa fish increased by 93.6% to US$384.8 million. At the end of February, the export of basa fish to the United States was 94.57 million US dollars, an increase of 119.7%.
After the outbreak of the new crown pneumonia, arowana has not been exported to China so far. Unexpectedly, Russia and Ukraine went to war more than a month ago, which led to the suspension of orders from Europe and the United States, and the narrowing of sales channels, which made the breeding industry even worse.
In the first quarter of this year, Norway exported 399 tons of live king crab, a year-on-year decrease of 43%, and the export volume was 248 million Norwegian kroner, basically the same as that in the same period last year.
The artificial breeding of golden pomfret was successful.
Golden pomfret is one of the important economic fish in mariculture in China. According to statistics, in 2020, the aquaculture output of golden pomfret in China was 160,000 ~ 170,000 tons, and the total industrial output value was about 20 billion yuan. Historically, golden pomfret has only appeared on the table for more than 40 years.
The United States and many European countries have implemented several rounds of unilateral sanctions on Russia's military action against Ukraine, which has made the seafood industry in western countries complain endlessly. As the economic sanctions against Russia make it more difficult to obtain key seafood such as cod and crab, the seafood industry is coping with the adverse effects of rising prices, supply chain disruption and unemployment of processing plant workers. Experts warned that ordinary consumers will pay for the rise in product prices caused by sanctions.
As concerns swirl about the impact of the U.S. banning Russian seafood, a Massachusetts seafood industry leader says he’s confident that local prices won’t be hiked.