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Tuna Center Opened In Dalian To Develop Fishing Industry

The Tuna Trade Center of Northern China has been founded in Dalian, a coastal city in Liaoning province, Dalian Evening reported on Thursday.

The center, approved by China Ocean Fisheries Association in July, will create more job opportunities and help develop other related industries, said Miao Lianshan, general manager of the center.

Japan is the world's largest consumer of tuna, accounting for one-third of the total global annual consumption. Tuna caught in or near China is mainly exported to Japan, but consumption of tuna in China is also growing quickly.