China gobbling up Canadian lobster

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SeafoodSource staff

Published on
May 17, 2012

Atlantic Canada is selling 30 times as much lobster to China as it was just two years ago, suddenly making it one of the region’s most important lobster exports customers.

In 2010 the Chinese bought just CAD 1 million worth of lobster but that increased to $30 million last year and it is expected to continue growing.

“I believe China will become our number two export customer this year,” said Geoff Irvine, executive director of the Lobster Council of Canada.

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