Chinese salmon consumption forecasts ‘wide of the mark’

(09/09/19)

China will consume much less salmon than estimated by industry organizations who have predicted it could consume 20% of present-day global farmed salmon output by 2025, one of China’s largest salmon importers said.

China will consume 100,000 metric tons less salmon annually in 2025 than industry projections even on the lower end of the scale, Dennis Cai, chief operating officer of Chuner Group, which supplies Alibaba Group’s Hema, told Undercurrent News. In 2018, China imported 80,000t of fresh salmon. 

“I think imports will grow 10% annually or....................................................


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