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Friday, August 22, 2014
South Korea's Fisheries Output Up During First Half of 2014
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's fisheries output grew 1.6 per cent in the first half of this year from a year earlier thanks to increased deep-water catches, government...
Big Increase Planned for Aquaculture off Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - The State Government has paved the way for a huge increase in fish production on Western Australia’s northern coast by declaring a development zone...
Strong Returns for Frazer River Sockeye Salmon
CANADA - Returns were fairly strong for the Frazer river sockeye salmon run which opened for three hours last week, reports Kyla Ganton in the 3-Minute Market Insight...
Will Scottish Independence Hurt its Fishing Industry?
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) has queried the affects that a Yes vote of Scottish independence would have on the fishing industry. ...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Chilean Salmon Health Improving but New Trout Disease Detected
CHILE - The National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has presented the Marine Centers Health Report, for the first half of 2014. Although the report...
Majority of Kiwi's Want New Zealand to Sustainably Grow Aquaculture
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries has released the results of a survey asking New Zealanders what they think about our aquaculture industry. MPI...
Oceana Launches Website to Gather Data on Sick Fish in the Baltic Sea
FINLAND - Oceana invites authorities, stakeholders, the public and organisations to report incidents of unwell fish in the Baltic Sea. ...
Russia Adjusts List of Banned Agricultural, Fisheries Products
RUSSIA - Russia has amended its list of fishery and agricultural products that have been banned for one year from the EU, US, Australia, Canada and Norway....
Viet Nam Pangasius Exports to US and Russia Reduced
VIET NAM - According to Viet Nam Customs, from 1 January 2014 to 15 July 2014, Vietnamese pangasius exports reached $892.83 million, down 2.1 per cent year on year....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Argentina Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine...
Ecuador Starts Seasonal Red and Blue Crab Fishing Ban
ECUADOR - The second ban of fishing for red and blue crabs started on 15 August and will end on 15 September 2014....
Public Comments Sought on New Fish Welfare Report
EUROPE - The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) working group draft report on the health and welfare of farmed fish and aquatic animals is now available...
Closure Date Announced for Gulf of Mexico Greater Amberjack
US - The commercial and recreational harvest of greater amberjack in the Gulf of Mexico will be closed at 12:01 a.m. on August 25, 2014, and remain closed until...
New Management Plans Created to Ensure Sustainability and Availability of Seafood
MEXICO - The Federal Government has launched 18 Fisheries Management Plans (PMP) for boosting the sustainability, conservation and availability of fish, molluscs...
FAO Urges Continued Support for Animal Disease Monitoring
GLOBAL - The FAO has told ministers of health and agriculture meeting in Indonesia that animal disease monitoring systems require sustained support and have a critical...
Ministers Launch Consultation on Policy Proposals for a New Fisheries Bill
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Fisheries Ministers Michelle O’Neill and Caral Ní Chuilín have launched a public consultation on policy proposals for a new Fisheries...
Brazil and Norway Expand Cooperation in Aquaculture Development
BRAZIL - Brazil and Norway have continued the identification of areas for Technical Bilateral cooperation in order to develop and improve aquaculture in both countries....
Scotland Holds Russian Trade Embargo Meeting
SCOTLAND, UK - Work is on-going across Scotland’s food sector to assess the potential market impact that could result from displacement of produce previously destined...
China to Expand Agricultural Produce Trade with Russia
CHINA - Chinese companies exported $2.1 billion worth of agricultural produce to Russia last year, and China is willing to work with Russia to expand two-way agricultural...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Weekly Overview: Norway and UK Find New Markets for Fish Halted by Russian Import Ban
ANALYSIS - After Russia announced its ban on imports of fishery products from Norway, US, EU, Canada and Australia, many of the countries most hit are now trying...
Minister Approves New Marlborough Fish Farms
NEW ZEALAND - Plan changes to enable three new salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds have been signed off by Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith at a function at...
EU Lifts Measures Against Faroe Islands Over Herring Dispute
EU - The European Commission has repealed the measures adopted against the Faroe Islands in August 2013 following their unsustainable fishery on Atlanto-Scandian...
Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
Public Comment Period Open for New Draft ASEAN Shrimp Farming Standard
INDONESIA - The first draft Shrimp Standard for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region is now available for public comment from farmers, experts...
Rise in Aquaculture Posing Threat to Delta Lands
INDIA - The lush green paddy farms in 16 mandals of two delta areas are fast turning into fish tanks as the aqua farming is rampant in most of the mandals....
Norwegian Seafood Council Boosts Activities Following Russian Import Ban
NORWAY - The Norwegian Seafood Council is boosting its marketing activities in other important markets for Norwegian seafood after the Russian import ban....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Government to Find Lucrative New Markets for Scottish Mackerel
UK - Representatives from the Scottish fishing industry met with the new UK Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Elizabeth Truss MP, last...
Oceana Celebrates Creation of Three Protected Fishing Areas
SPAIN - Oceana has celebrated the protection from trawling of the coralligenous and rhodolith seabeds of the summits of Ausias March and Emile Baudot, two seamounts...
Seafood Industry Unites in Support of a Bold Ethics Agenda
UK - Representatives from across the seafood industry have come together in support of a new all-stakeholder working group set up in response to growing concerns...
India to Invest in Andhra Pradesh Aquaculture Development
INDIA - The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) is to invest Rs.4,625 crore in the Andhra Pradesh aquaculture sector over the next five years, by...
 
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