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Lobster Market Reports

06-04-2021 2020 was a turbulent year, fundamentally defined by COVID-19. In the lobster industry, trade patterns changed, and market positions have been altered. As the world moved into 2021, there was still much turbulence relating to possible trade policies by the United States of ...
07-01-2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on the lobster industry. Demand has dropped in major markets, partly because restaurants have closed their doors, and overall demand is down because of COVID-triggered recession. As a result, prices have fallen significantly in all ...
09-09-2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has seriously affected the lobster market, and the continuing trade conflict between the United States of America and China has not helped. Furthermore, the European Union is also expected to impose stricter tariffs on US lobster. Lobster is a ...
08-07-2020 At the beginning of the year, the outlook for the lobster industry was indeed rosy. Demand was strong, prices were high, and production looked promising. Then came the COVID-19 outbreak, and the main market, China, closed just as the most important consumption period, ...
30-03-2020 North American lobster landings, especially in Canada, have been high over the past decade, but now seem to be declining. Maine, the largest producer of lobster in the United States of America, seems especially hard hit. At the same time ...

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