Australian rock lobster is disappearing from markets and restaurants in Beijing after an import ban. Photo: Amanda Lee
Australian rock lobster is disappearing from markets and restaurants in Beijing after an import ban. Photo: Amanda Lee

China-Australia relations: import ban sees Australian lobster disappear from Beijing markets, restaurants

  • Australian rock lobster has all but disappeared from markets and restaurants in Beijing since China imposed an import ban last month
  • Vendors in the capital have started stocking lobster from other countries, while the price of live lobsters in Australia has plunged

Australian rock lobster is disappearing from markets and restaurants in Beijing after an import ban. Photo: Amanda Lee
Australian rock lobster is disappearing from markets and restaurants in Beijing after an import ban. Photo: Amanda Lee
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