U.S. lobster industry hopes trade deal revives exports to China

PRECIOUS CARGO: A dealer at Cape Porpoise holds a 3½-pound lobster in Kennebunkport, Maine, on Aug. 24. Members of the U.S. lobster industry are hopeful a thaw in trade relations with China could reopen one of the biggest markets in the world. / AP FILE PHOTO/ROBERT F. BUKATY
PRECIOUS CARGO: A dealer at Cape Porpoise holds a 3½-pound lobster in Kennebunkport, Maine, on Aug. 24. Members of the U.S. lobster industry are hopeful a thaw in trade relations with China could reopen one of the biggest markets in the world. / AP FILE PHOTO/ROBERT F. BUKATY
Members of the American lobster industry are hopeful the thawing of trade relations between the U.S. and China will reopen one of the biggest markets in the world for lobsters. China is one of the biggest export destinations for lobster, which are trapped in the cold waters of the Atlantic Ocean by American and Canadian…

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