Signs point to Surging Market for High-End Imported Seafood in China This New Year
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Finance East] Translated by Amy Zhong with Additional Material from John Sackton January 12, 2016
Sales of High end imported seafood including items such as lobster, king crab, salmon, Dungeness crabs and Argentinean shrimp appear to be surging in China prior to the Chinese New Year on January 28th.
For lobsters, unlike 2016 when New Year's sales were barely over the prior year, all indications are that sales are up substantially, if the supply has materialized.
Chinese consumers have started their holiday shopping in preparation for the coming Chinese New Year. High-end seafood has surged as a popular choice with the improvement of household incomes. Such high-end seafood as king crabs and lobsters are becoming widely received among consumers.
It is about half a month before the Chinese New Year. But Chen has decided to skip her lunch break and select seafood in an aquatic market..
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