Global seafood industry affected after Coronavirus found in China

Officials inspected seafood section in Beijing. Photo- Li Hao/GlobalTime

Norway along with the global seafood industry will sustain a temporary impact after the latest coronavirus detected in Beijing’s Fengtai district on 13 June 2020, causing salmon sales to be suspended nationwide, analysts said.

The virus was detected on a chopping board used by a seller of imported salmon at Fengtai’s Xinfadi market, which led to the shutdown of the market and other major seafood markets in the capital city. As a precaution, many supermarkets and restaurants in China decided to take salmon off their shelves.

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