Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Subsequent Events (Details)

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Subsequent Events (Details)
0 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
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Jun. 12, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
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Feb. 15, 2015
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Jan. 13, 2015
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Feb. 17, 2015
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USD ($)
Feb. 09, 2015
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Feb. 09, 2015
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CNY
Jan. 23, 2015
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Jan. 15, 2015
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USD ($)
Feb. 09, 2015
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Fujian Heyue [Member]
Jan. 27, 2015
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Fujian Heyue [Member]
CNY
Subsequent Event [Line Items]                        
Cash dividend per share         $ 0.01us-gaap_CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared
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Equity method investments $ 15,964,812us-gaap_EquityMethodInvestments   $ 0us-gaap_EquityMethodInvestments       $ 65,000,000us-gaap_EquityMethodInvestments
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400,000,000us-gaap_EquityMethodInvestments
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      10,000,000us-gaap_EquityMethodInvestments
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Equity method investment, Ownership percentage   35.00%us-gaap_EquityMethodInvestmentOwnershipPercentage         8.00%us-gaap_EquityMethodInvestmentOwnershipPercentage
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8.00%us-gaap_EquityMethodInvestmentOwnershipPercentage
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    100.00%us-gaap_EquityMethodInvestmentOwnershipPercentage
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Description of equity method investment       After the restructuring, Pingtan Fishing and its entities become the 92% equity owned subsidiaries of the Company and will be consolidated in the consolidated financial statements of the Company with 8% minority interest.                
Prepayments for acquisition of commercial retail space 22,488,003pme_PrepaymentsForAcquisitionOfProperty                 22,488,003pme_PrepaymentsForAcquisitionOfProperty
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Short-term bank loans $ 30,353,890us-gaap_ShortTermBorrowings   $ 9,085,353us-gaap_ShortTermBorrowings     $ 1,027,217us-gaap_ShortTermBorrowings
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    $ 1,640,693us-gaap_ShortTermBorrowings
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