As a short Peruvian supply is contrasting with big landings in Norway, Norwegian fishmeal producers are renewing efforts to regain access to the world’s biggest fishmeal market.
The country’s fishmeal exporters have been shut off from China since January 2011, on the grounds that the product did not mean the requirement of “traditional trade” with China.
In a notice on Dec. 2, the Norwegian Food Safety Authority said it will initiate a new dialog with its Chinese counterpart in a bid to re-open the market for Norway, citing requests from the fishmeal industry.
The agency said it will invite China’s Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) to inspect factories in the first quarter of 2015.
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