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Vietnam’s pangasius exports could reach USD 1.66 billion in 2016

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VIET NAM : It is estimated that exports of pangasius shipped in 2016 will reach USD 1,660 million in 2016, up 7 per cent compared to the previous year. This figure would also represent 24 per cent of the total value of Vietnamese seafood export turnover, according to Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

West Bengal seeks more funding to boost fishing development

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Fishermen return with catches taken in the waters of West Bengal. (Photo: Souvik Das Gupta / Creative Commons / Flickr)

INDIA : West Bengal wants to size a share of at least 20 per cent from the total national programme of INR 30 billion (USD 439.7 million) to drive the Blue Revolution.

To that purpose, it has categorized fisheries sector as a sunrise sector providing investment opportunities in areas of fish production, exports, processing and tourism.

Import of raw prawns suspended

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AUSTRALIA : Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has announced the importation of raw prawns into Australia will be suspended, after the detection of an outbreak of white spot disease in Queensland.

The Australian government is concerned infected prawns could make it into the waterways, further spreading the disease in Australian prawn farms.

Bluefin tuna auctioned for more than USD 600,000 at Tsukiji market

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JAPAN : A 212-kilogram bluefin tuna was sold for JPY 74.2 million (USD 630,400) in Tokyo, the second highest recorded price in the year's first auction of the famous Tsukiji fish market.

Once again, the winning bid was placed by Kiyomura Corp., the operator of a popular sushi restaurant chain, which in 2013, paid a record price of JPY 155 million (USD 1.3 million) for the first tuna auctioned that year.

'Sustainable tuna' catch from PNA’s waters could double in 2017

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MARSHALL ISLANDS: Catches of tuna in the waters of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) are expected to double in 2017, owing to the growing demand from the world market for wild tuna certified as sustainable and fishing industry interest.
 
According to Ludwig Kumoru, PNA CEO,tuna fishing fleets complying with strict chain of custody rules that met Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification requirements, delivered over 55,000 metric tonnes of sustainably caught free school tuna to market in 2016.

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