Gray Market for U.S. Lobsters Bound for China but Sold Through Canada Worries Fishermen
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [FishFirst] translated by Amy Zhong - October 10, 2018
China has raised the tariff on Maine lobsters by 25 percent since the trade war, while the tariff is only 7 percent on lobsters from Canada. This is expected to lead to increased gray trade in which American lobsters enter China after a transfer in Canada. There are signs that indicate transfers such as this are happening after the starting of the trade war, said Geoff Irvine from the Lobster Council of Canada ...
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