FIJI:Fish consumption among Fiji's coastal communities are as high as 113kg per person per year, the Fisheries Ministry has revealed.
Fisheries Minister Osea Naiqamu said sustainable aquaculture would be the only way to meet this growing demand and reduce the pressure on declining stocks.
THAILAND: - Authorities have ordered manufacturers of kapi, or shrimp paste, to recall their products from the market after they were found to have been contaminated.
SPAIN :Most of the Spanish canned tuna producers and distributors have improved in terms of traceability, their fight against illegal fishing and fishing policy of purchasing tuna products, according to Greenpeace.
PHILIPPINES :The Philippine aquaculture industry could be threatened by climate change that would make water temperature rise and the ocean become acidic, affecting Asia-Pacific region’s needs for food security and sustainability.
VIET NAM:The UK has been a potential market as shrimp sales to the market remained high growth rates while other markets declined. Even though shrimp imports into the UK slowed down, shrimp sales from Vietnam to the market saw positive growth. The increase was owing to the UK’s rising demand for small warm-water shrimp.
VIET NAM:Vietnamese tuna exports to Canada increased 61 per cent in August from the previous year, to USD 1.4 million, informed Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers (VASEP).