Russia’s Alaska Pollock Run Into Trouble in Chinese Market
Under the influence of COVID-19, China has strengthened customs clearance. Instead of sampling, almost every container is now examined before officially entering this Asian market. This has taken a toll on the country’s seafood imports, and many suppliers have been hit hard by the decision. One case in point is Alaska pollock suppliers in Russia.
Nearly 40% of pollock worldwide is said to be sent to China for processing every year. These Russian suppliers used to deliver pollock to China’s northern region, and Shandong’s Dalian and Qingdao are said to...
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