Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Measures paper

Chinese consumers are keenly attuned to the nutritional and medicinal benefits of a diet rich in seafood. In considering a China marketing approach for Australian rock lobster, exporters should be aware of how the Chinese see this product in terms of nutrition and health.

Global Seafood Expo Barcelona

Chinese consumers are keenly attuned to the nutritional and medicinal benefits of a diet rich in seafood. In considering a China marketing approach for Australian rock lobster, exporters should be aware of how the Chinese see this product in terms of nutrition and health.

INVITATION: Export Supply Chain Service – Industry Briefing

INVITATION: Export Supply Chain Service - Industry Briefing

You are invited to an Austrade industry briefing webinar to discuss their new Export Supply Chain Service (ESCS)  on Wednesday, September 21 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM (AEST).   The ESCS is a new initiative by the Australian Government to coordinate insights into complex supply chain and logistics issues for: Small-to-medium enterprise agribusiness, food and beverage exporters; Government partners; Other supply chain […]

USA: Senators urging the FDA to retain and strengthen seafood traceability rules

Senators in the United States are urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to retain and strengthen seafood traceability rules, to ‘ensure Americans are consuming safe, legally caught and honestly labeled seafood.’    They called on the FDA to ‘implement more rigorous, electronic record keeping that can be easily reported to regulators,’ and ‘to ensure that consumers are provided […]

Establishment registration changes for China

If you currently export fish and fish products to China and wish to continue, you need to take action by 31 December 2022.   Note: this does not apply to establishments that are only exporting live fish.  If you are registered for exporting fish and fish products in any other format such as chilled, frozen, […]

COVID-19 market access issues update

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Huanan Seafood Market is not the source of COVID 19

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1582840981399{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Image credit: ABC News[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1582766858183{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Huanan Seafood Market is not the source of COVID – 19 (Source: The Voice of Medicine, 23 February 2020)  [/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1582766480814{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]On 23 February 2020, The Voice of Medicine in China forwarded an article written by SUN Tao of DeepTech that the Huanan Seafood […]

China Approved List Update

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1582840767690{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Image Credit: The School Run[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1582765921856{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Seafood products exempt from the non-viable eligible species list (Source: Department of Agriculture)  [/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1582765576418{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]A reminder that the Department has been advised that the (non-viable) eligible species list is not applicable to products whose Harmonised System (HS) tariff codes are located in […]

Bumper 10 article report on coronavirus

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1581377766300{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Latest reports on the Coronavirus (Various Sources: 4th February 2020) To read nine, short articles from various sources about how the coronavirus is impacting many markets, click here [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1581377905147{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] Coronavirus: China admits ‘shortcomings and deficiencies’ (Source: BBC News UK, 4th February 2020) China’s top leadership has admitted “shortcomings and […]

WeChat and China Union Pay join forces

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1581381732470{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] WeChat Pay and China Union Pay join forces (Various sources: Kuaibao, 9 January 2020) On the 3rd January 2020, Tencent signed an agreement with China Union Pay – the China banking card industry association, to share QR codes between WeChat Pay and China UnionPay App. The agreement provides for mutual recognition […]