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How Chinese Business Practices Are Disrupting the Kenyan Fishing Industry

Chinese seafood buyers are reportedly cutting out Kenyan middlemen and working directly with local fishermen for lobsters and other fish products, according to a report in the East African newspaper. Fishermen, for their part, aren’t complaining. They’re getting to work directly with customers who provide access to an enormous consumer market back in Asia.

But those agents and other middlemen who for years sat in between Chinese buyers and the local fishing communities are now being pushed aside.

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