World Seafood Shanghai Exhibition (SIFSE) 2023
17th Shanghai International Fisheries and Seafood Exhibition
17th Shanghai International Aquaculture Exhibition
August 23-25, 2023 • Shanghai New International Expo Center, China

Exhibition profile

World Seafood Shanghai is co-sponsored by the National Federation of Industry and Commerce Aquatic Industry Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai Fisheries Industry Association, and Shanghai Aige Exhibition Service Co., Ltd. It has been successfully held for 15 sessions and has now become the industry's leading global aquatic product trade event. As China is accelerating the construction of a new development pattern with the domestic big cycle as the main body and the domestic and international double cycles mutually promoting each other, as a global seafood trade event, the Shanghai International Fisheries Expo has always followed the national strategic deployment and closely followed the development of the domestic aquatic products and catering market. Trends, with a professional and efficient business platform and high-quality supporting services, work hand in hand with colleagues in the industry to compose a new chapter in the innovation and development of the aquatic industry. 

The 16th World Seafood Shanghai will be held in Shanghai New International Expo Center from August 24-26, 2022. The exhibition will continue to maintain a consistent professional perspective and excellent quality. With an exhibition area of 160,000 square meters, 4,000+ exhibitors, and 40+ industry exchange activities, the exhibition will gather global aquatic products, gather big players in the aquatic industry, and deeply connect the global aquatic product trade supply and demand. Relationship, share development opportunities, and seek the future of the industry together.

Reasons to Make Shanghai Your Next Market


  • 1. China is the world’s biggest country with a colossal food and drink market – 1.3 billion people live, work, eat and drink in China.

  • 2. Wages and the middle class are on the rise, fueling consumption of imported goods. Average income levels reached $14,0070 in 2019 – a huge increase from 2012’s average of $6,200.

  • 3. China’s middle class is already larger than the US’ at 109 million people. By 2022, 54% of China’s population will be upper middle class. More purchasing power points towards bigger export opportunities as China’s taste for foreign foods grows.

  • 4. Seafood consumption is increasing annually, matching rising import levels and incomes. According to research, It is estimated that China needs 6 to 18 million aquatic products to meet the average annual growth rate of domestic aquatic products consumption of 9%-27%. In 2019, each person ate 20 kg, while urban consumption of seafood has already passed 40kg per capital.

  • 5. Chinese seafood imports was $15 billion in 2019. Domestic overfishing and environmental concerns are pointing towards a greater demand for imported seafood.

  • 6. Shanghai’s individual imports are on the up. January -  November in 2020 , Shanghai imported over 171.38 thousand tons aquatic products(not including fish meal), which values over US$ 1.5 billion, according to Shanghai Customs District P.R. China.

  • 7. Foreign countries are already stepping up export levels. 

  • 8. Aquaculture operations are crying out for more efficient, more cost effective, updated technologies.

ITE Asia Exhibitions Ltd.
Shanghai Gehua Exhibition Planning Co., Ltd.
Shanghai ITE Gehua Exhibition Service Co., Ltd.
China Aquatic Production Chamber of Commerce
Shanghai Fisheries Trade Association

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