Ghana imported $290 million in seafood last year

Wed, 05/11/2022 - 20:58

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.

Vietnam's monthly export of aquatic products reaches 1 billion US dollars

Thu, 05/05/2022 - 21:26
Vietnam’s aquatic product exports in the first quarter of this year remained unchanged. Compared with the same period last year, it increased by nearly 46%, exceeding 2.5 billion US dollars. In March, it set a new record for monthly export volume, exceeding 1 billion US dollars.

‘Very, very, very bad’: Red Lobster CEO Kelli Valade resigns after only 8 months

Mon, 04/18/2022 - 09:06

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.”

Vietnam's basa fish and shrimp export has rebounded sharply, with remarkable result!

Thu, 04/14/2022 - 16:42

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%.

The war between Russia and Ukraine caused the European and American orders to stop | Arowana farming makes things worse

Mon, 04/11/2022 - 22:23

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.

Norwegian king crab export to Europe and the United States have grown significantly, while sales in Asia have declined!

Mon, 04/11/2022 - 10:59

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.

Zhanjiang Golden Pomfret│Deep Blue Raising "Gold" Happy Harvest

Sat, 04/09/2022 - 20:00
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golden pomfret

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.

U.S. and European sanctions against Russia hurt themselves: Seafood price hikes, supply chain disruptions and worker unemployment

Tue, 04/05/2022 - 17:25

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.

Massachusetts seafood industry leader says ban on Russian fish shouldn’t impact prices ‘too much’

Fri, 04/01/2022 - 16:02

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.