A 3.5 pound lobster is held by a dealer at Cape Porpoise in Kennebunkport, Maine, on Saturday. America’s lobster exports to China have plummeted this year as new retaliatory tariffs have shifted business to Canada. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

A 3.5 pound lobster is held by a dealer at Cape Porpoise in Kennebunkport, Maine, on Saturday. America’s lobster exports to China have plummeted this year as new retaliatory tariffs have shifted business to Canada. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

U.S. exports to lobster-loving China fall off amid tariffs

America has exported less than 2.2 million pounds of lobster through June, an 80% drop.

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