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The price of crayfish in Australia has plummeted as Chinese buyers cancel orders, because many Lunar New Year celebrations in China are not going ahead

The price of crayfish in Australia has plummeted as Chinese buyers cancel orders, because many Lunar New Year celebrations in China are not going ahead

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  1. Maybe they won’t be $180 per kilo now! I’ll actually be able to afford one.

  2. “Crayfish on the barbie”?

  3. Send them to the US. I can’t find any in my local store. Been looking for a couple days now.

  4. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/408164/seafood-may-be-among-first-trade-casualties-of-coronavirus) reduced by 62%. (I’m a bot)
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    > The deadly new virus that originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan will affect New Zealand exporters, a top seafood official says.

    > Lunar New Year celebrations for the year of the rat, which began today, have been cancelled in many Chinese cities, which is having an impact on trade with many countries including New Zealand.

    > The price of crayfish in Australia has plummeted as Chinese buyers cancel orders, because many Lunar New Year celebrations in China are not going ahead. The chief executive of the New Zealand Rock Lobster Industry Council, Mark Edwards, said this country's exporters would also be affected.

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