The Import Machine, and China’s Food Industry

China is buying the world. From wineries in France and Australia to salmon from Norway and avocados from South America, the country is on a buying spree that will make it the world’s largest importer in the next five years, according to economists with a prominent Chinese investment bank. What does it mean for China’s…
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We’re making changes to help your brand thrive

Let’s talk about change. You see, in today’s fast-paced world, change is inevitable and we understand how hard it can be to stay ahead of the latest market trends and consumer insights. That’s why at TSI, we’ve decided to fight the good fight with you. As you’ve probably heard, China will be drastically reducing tariffs…
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What Will the Latest Round of Tariff Cuts Mean for China Food Importers, Consumers and Local Brands?

The biggest news this week for China food importers, among others, was the Ministry of Finance’s announcement that it will cut import tariffs on nearly 200 consumer goods, effective almost immediately. Starting on Friday December 1, tariffs will come down an average of more than 50% for 187 items ranging from avocados to macadamia nuts….
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China Seafood Importers G Fresh and New Zealand King Salmon Talk Business

Every autumn marks the biggest event for seafood importers in China: the Qingdao Seafood Exhibition. One of the world’s largest seafood shows, the exhibition always generates new business and opportunities in an ever-changing market. TSI has worked in this space before, notably helping Australian company Brolos (from The Geraldton Fisherman’s Cooperative) to create the first…
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