China suspends seafood imports from two Russian vessels for a month over Covid-19 concerns


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NEWS China will stop accepting import declarations from two Russian vessels for four weeks, after the coronavirus was detected on the outer packaging and samples of Russian aquatic products. The customs office on Saturday (Sept 26) said the coronavirus was detected by authorities in the eastern coastal province of Shandong. The two vessels were named as fishing vessel Vladimir Starzhinsky LLC Roliz and transport vessel Crystal Africa. The restrictions come as China tightens seafood imports from a number of sources due to the coronavirus. Customs on Friday said it would suspend seafood imports from a Brazilian company for a week...