Aquatic Product Prices Down Slightly Last Week

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 CHINA - while aquatic product prices fell, China’s prices for most farm produce continued to rise in the week ending 9 October, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said in a report unveiled yesterday.

Vedan Fights Pollution Allegation

July 2, 2010 - VIET NAM - Taiwanese seasoning producer, Vedan, claims that evidences from the Institute for Environment and Natural Resources is groundless and they are ready to meet farmers in court....

Indonesia aims to become world’s top fish supplier by 2015

October 14, 2010 - The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network -- In efforts to make Indonesia the world’s top producer of fish by 2015, the government plans to develop fisheries and fishing-based cities. ...

$46.5m Shrimp Processing Plant To Open

February 23, 2011 - VIET NAM - Minh Phu Seafood Company has announced that the VN$1 trillion (US$46.5 milllion) Minh Phu-Hau Giang plant will go into operation in April. ...

New Trade Deal Benefits Taiwan’s Grouper Farmers

July 2, 2010 - TAIWAN - Grouper aquaculture is to benefit from a new economic cooperation framework agreement (ECFA) with China...

CPF Increases International Interests

February 15, 2011 - GLOBAL - Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has pushed forward its investments overseas by raising capital and purchasing larger stakes in its subsidiaries.

India Aims To Increase Marine Fish Catch In 2011-12

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 INDIA - Concerned over depleting marine catches mainly due to weak presence in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and high seas, India is working on the harmonised development of the coastal and deep sea sectors to enhance marine capture fisheries to three million tonnes in the 2011-12 fiscal year.

VIETNAM - $1.2b Govt backing for farm tools, including feed mills and aquatic food processing equipm

July 2, 2010 - The Ministry of Industry and Trade has approved a plan to develop the machine tools industry with a focus on agro-forestry and aquatic processing machinery by 2025....

Fish Farmers Reeling in Researchers in Singapore

October 14, 2010 - Singapore fish farmers are trying to move towards high-tech research and farming methods that minimise their environmental impact as the number of farms grows. ...

Philippines-Minister Offers Support To Fisheries Industry

February 15, 2011 - PHILIPPINES - In an effort to forge a better partnership with fishery industry leaders, Agriculture Secretary, Proceso J. Alcala, gave his full support to commercial fishing sector, during a recent dialogue held at the Navotas Fishport Complex. ...

New Hatchery For Sea Cucumber At SEAFDEC

June 4, 2010 - New Hatchery For Sea Cucumber At SEAFDEC PHILIPPINES - At the price of $180 to 250 per kilogram (Php 12,000 per kg) of dried sea cucumber in the United States, ...

Legislation Introduced To Ban GE Salmon

February 15, 2011 - US - US Senators Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski have formally introduced legislation to ban genetically-engineered (GE) salmon. ...

Aquaculture Needs Government Funding

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 VIET NAM - With the Government failing to build drainage systems to take away used water from aquaculture farms, farmers and businesses are seeking to build them on their own.

Recycling Water Fishery Farm To Be Built In China

May 18, 2010 - Recycling Water Fishery Farm To Be Built In China CHINA - Sino Agro Food, Inc. has announced that it has begun construction...

FTA with China benefits fish oil and smoked salmon exports

October 7, 2010 - Since 1 October 2006, when Chile signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China, many domestic products entering the Asian market did not have to pay tariffs....

INDIA - Future of aquaculture feed industry promising

February 15, 2011 - The future of Indian aquaculture feed industry looks promising, but India has to go in for more species if it has to progress further,” said P.E. Vijay Anand, Technical Director, India Animal Feed Program, American Soyabean Association – Internationa...

ASEAN Nations Are Discussing Standards for Shrimp

May 18, 2010 - ASEAN Nations Are Discussing Standards for Shrimp ASIA - Representatives from ASEAN nations have been meeting in Bangkok, Thailand,...

Salmon Farmers Talk Sustainable Seafood

February 3, 2011 - CANADA - A contingent of BC salmon farmers is visiting the Lower Mainland to talk sustainable seafood with colleagues and experts from around the world. ...

Print This Page Govt Aims To Up Fish Production By 2015

Monday, October 10, 2011 INDONESIA - The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry plans to increase Indonesia’s fish production to 22.39 million tons by 2015, a significant jump from the 14.87 million tons targeted next year.

Investing In Norwegian Seafood

October 7, 2010 - NORWAY - With excellent results for 2010, the Norwegian Seafood Export Council is planning a record investment of NOK42 million in 2011. ...