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Chinese CAPPMA: Ally Frozen Seafood Producers to Build Brands

SeafoodSource, 14 January 2015

At the annual general meeting of the body recently, 120 heads of CAPPMA branches around the country voted on a series of proposals, one of which was to set up the frozen seafood alliance to encourage better branding and logistics for the sector.
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Chinese Greenland Holding Group Company Limited to Cooperate with Korea in Seafood

Xinhuanet, 12 January 2015

On 12 January 2015, Chinese Greenland Holding Group Company Limited signed an agreement with Jeju Province of Korea, to import goods, including seafood, from Jeju to China, via the company’s logistic network in China.
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Canadian Rocklobsters Becoming New Favourites for Chinese Festivals

CCCFNA, 4 January 2014

The total value of Canadian live Rocklobster export to China reached US$ 27 million in 2009, US$ 35 million in 2012, and US $ 36.5 million in 2014, and exceeded the USA total volume for the first time.
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Three New Free Trade Zones to Set Up in China

Chinese government, 12 December 2014

On 12 December 2014, Chinese Premier LI Keqiang held executive meeting of the State Council, and decided that in addition to Shanghai, three new free trade zones (FTZ) be set up in Guangdong Province, Fujian Province, and Tianjin City.
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China National Fifth Seminar on Abalone Industry Held in Fujian Province

Fujian Society of Fisheries, 29 December 2014

Fujian Society of Fisheries, 29 December 2014, China National Fifth Seminar on Abalone Industry was held in Lianjiang County, Fujian Province on 23-24 December 2014.
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Superstition Pervades Japan’s New Year Osechi Dishes

SeafoodSource, 30 December 2014

The traditional foods of the New Year in Japan contain much symbolism, thought to bring luck.
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Norway Ups Seafood Exports to Korea 84% y-o-y

Undercurrent News, 12 January 2015

Norway exported 84% more seafood to Korea than the year before, bringing the total to 46,000 tons.
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Singapore: Fish Farm Goes Online To Reel in Customers

NewsAsia, 14 January 2015

Singapore: Ever wanted fresh, filleted barramundi fish delivered directly to your table from the ocean pen?
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