Strong Demand and Cultural Preferences for Seafood Driving Up Prices in China for New Year Sales
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [FishFirst] with material from and John Sackton Amy Zhong - February 7, 2017
A roundup of Chinese seafood markets just prior to the new year shows strong prices and good consumer demand. Also there is evidence of an increased cultural preference for seafood over more traditional chicken dishes.
Our article focuses on specific city reports, and makes some general observations.
Shanghai: overall seafood prices have risen 30% to 40% over the past year in the wet markets.
Dalian: Although seafood prices are high, they are comparable to their peak ..
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