PROMOTION 2016

Tuna 2016 Bangkok Thailand

Tuna 2016


14th InfoFish World Tuna Trade Conference & Exhibition, Bangkok, Thailand, 2016.

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ISSF and PNA agree to establish cooperation framework

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UNITED STATES : The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) and the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing a framework for mutual cooperation.
 
The three-year MOU will establish a mechanism for working more closely together on shared activities to promote the sustainability of tuna fisheries, as well ecologically healthy and productive marine ecosystems, in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO).

ASIAN-PACIFIC AQUACULTURE 2016 April 26-29, 2016

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The Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2016 event which took place from 26 - 29 April, 2016 at Grand City, Surabaya, Indonesia has attracted exhibitors from all over of the world.

INFOFISH booth were represented by Mr M. Hazmadi, Technical Advisory Officer and Dr Abdul Basir Kunhimohamad, Director of INFOFISH.

 

Tuna sector contributes USD 42 billion annually to global economy

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Netting Billions: A Global Valuation of Tuna. (Image: Pew)
 
 
WORLDWIDE: A study released by The Pew Charitable Trusts has estimated that the tuna sector contributes more than USD 42 billion to the global economy annually.
 
According to the analysis report, called Netting Billions: A Global Valuation of Tuna, the amount paid to fishermen ranged from USD 10 billion to USD 12 billion a year, while the full value—including the total amount paid by the final consumer at supermarkets and restaurants around the world—was at least USD 42 billion in 2014.

Oil sardine catches record strong drop

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INDIA : Overall marine fish landings experienced an annual decline of 5.3 per cent in India. Oil sardines (Sardinella longiceps) recorded the sharpest fall of 51 per cent owing to increased temperature, environmental stress, change in fish spawning and lack of food.

Seafood Expo Global and Seafood Processing Expo, Brussel

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Seafood Expo Global and Seafood Processing opens  its show from 26-28 April 2016 at the Brussels Expo, Belgium. It is the world's largest trade fair for the seafood industry.

This year's exposition features 1664 exhibiting companies from 89 countries, including 73 national and regional pavilions. New pavilions represented include Finland,Russia, Scotland and Uruguay while new exhibiting countries from Barbados, Seychelles, Tanzania and Uganda.

INFOFISH booth located at Hall 8, No.4434 were represented by Joelyn Sentina, Trade Promotion Officer and Zaini, Business Development Manager. INFOFISH magazines, technical handbooks, publications and other products and services were displayed during the event.

 

MALAYSIA Pavilion

 

AT INDIA'S Pavilion

Sea Value becomes IPNLF member

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THAILAND : Tuna processor Sea Value PLC has become the newest member of the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF).
 
“Sea Value is committed to meeting and exceeding consumer expectations by adhering to the highest levels of manufacturing practices and ethical standards and through the promotion of industrial and environmental sustainability,” says Amornphan Aramwatananont, Senior Vice President at Sea Value PLC.

Malaysian Govt analysis US import alert

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MALAYSIA:Malaysian authorities will have decided to request clarification from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the “import alert” placed on the country’s shrimp and prawns over the alleged presence of banned antibiotics in the seafood.
 
According to Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, the export of frozen prawns from Malaysia to the US was a private arrangement, which did not involve approval or monitoring from any authority including his ministry, the Ministry of Health (MOH) or Ministry of International Trade and Industry, The Nation reported.

The 2nd Bali Tuna Conference and the 5th International Coastal Tuna Business Forum announced

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INDONESIA: The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) of Indonesia has today announced the 2nd Bali Tuna Conference (BTC) and the 5th International Coastal Tuna Business Forum (ICTBF) will be combined into a special conference programme in 2016, taking place at the Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel, Bali, Indonesia on 19-20th May.
 
Supported by the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF), delegates can look forward to important commercial topics including international market opportunities and access requirements, human rights and social issues, as well as updates on the progress of the National Plan of Action for Tuna, Skipjack and Neritic Tuna. At the same time, top-level speakers will update regional stakeholders on new regulations, policies and performance.
 
Press Release: IPNLF

FDA issues import alert on imported shrimp from Malaysia

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UNITED STATES :The FDA’s District Offices may detain, without physical examination, imports of shrimp and prawns from peninsular Malaysia due to testing that found that approximately one-third of imports from peninsular Malaysia contained residues of nitrofurans and/or chloramphenicol.

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