'This thing has really hit us hard': Coronavirus claws SA lobster exports

China shutdown of seafood orders looks devastating for coastal communities

16 February 2020 - 00:00 By BOBBY JORDAN

The vital west coast rock lobster industry faces collapse due to the impact of coronavirus on exports to China.

More than 90% of SA’s lobster catch is sold to China, where imports have ground to a standstill...

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