ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Caixin

Rumors of seafood source for COVID-19 in Beijing chill suppliers

Global industry shaken even as claims of salmon link to outbreak are questioned

A police vehicle is seen outside an entrance of the Xinfadi wholesale market, which has been closed following cases of COVID-19 infections, in Beijing. Supermarkets have stopped selling salmon and other seafood.   © Reuters

A supposed link between Beijing's COVID-19 outbreak and imported salmon has sent a chill through global seafood markets, as Chinese consumers turn away in fear and exporters await stepped up customs restrictions.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more