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).
PERU :The Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) decided to cancel anchovy (Engraulis ringens) and longnose anchovy (Anchovy nasus) capture activities for five days, from zero hour on Sunday 27 September.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Papua New Guinea (PNG) vessels will not be allowed to carry out fishing activities in the high sea areas in the Eastern Pacific due to the serious concerns over illegal unreported unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Some 250 delegates involved in the fishing industry are in Fiji for talks on declining tuna stocks, and the potential benefits of different management systems.
CUBA :The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will develop a genetic boost programme in Cuba for freshwater fish.
SRI LANKA :The new government’s policies intended to improve human rights, good governance and strengthen democratic institutions have proved encouraging to meet the conditions set by the European Union (EU) and lifting the ban on fish exports to the Community market.
The Vietnamese shrimp export sector is worried about the declining trend recorded by its exports, both in volume and value, due to the devalued currencies of the country's main rivals, which makes their products much cheaper than Vietnamese goods.