Global demand for BC salmon at record levels

Published on
May 6, 2016

British Columbia (B.C.), Canada, set a new record for exports of farm-raised Atlantic salmon last year and is on track to best the performance in 2016.

New data released by Statistics Canada finds there is an emerging appetite for farm-raised salmon in the Chinese market, with exports from B.C. more than doubling over the previous high in 2012. China is now B.C.’s second most important market next to the United States, which is historically the sector’s primary export market.

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