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After nine weeks of industrial action, Icelandic fishermen are back at sea this week and fresh supplies of the country’s whitefish are expected to start reaching key markets within 10 days to a fortnight.

The Icelandic fishing fleet had been tied up since mid-December amid a long running dispute over pay and work conditions. Therefore, news that an agreement had been reached by all sides involved was gratefully received by whitefish traders in Europe and much further afield. Many operations...

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Norway exported 4,000 metric tons (MT) of fresh cod, including premium skrei, with a value of NOK 187 million (USD 22.3 million, EUR 21 million) last month. In volume terms, this trade was 1,100 MT less than in January 2016, but thanks to an 18 percent increase in the average price, the total value of these exports fell by just 8 percent or NOK 15 million (USD 1.8 million, EUR 1.7 million).

Skrei exports totaled 391 MT for the month, which represented a decrease of 298 MT from January 2016. As...

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The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has welcomed the Brexit plan delivered last week in by the U.K. Government, highlighting that it presented the fleet with the valuable opportunity to catch considerably more fish in local waters.

The representative body also endorsed the White Paper’s vision of establishing a world leading food industry in the United Kingdom, saying it is an ambition that is “fully shared” by the fishing sector.

“The goal is clear – to grasp the enormous opportunity...

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The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) completed its ninety-third annual meeting in Victoria, BC, Canada on 27 January, with the recommendation to the governments of Canada and the United States that catch limits for 2017 could be set at 31.4 million pounds (14,243 metric tons – MT), up by more than 5 percent from just under 29.9 million pounds (13,562 MT) last year.

It is the third year in a row that IPHC has raised the quota recommendation, with its scientists reporting a slow...

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After years of steady harvest growth, the supply of Alaska-origin pollock is expected to decline in 2017 due to a cap on the Alaska Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) pollock harvest and lower stocks in the Gulf of Alaska.

The latest “Alaska Whitefish Market Summary & Outlook,” published by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI), highlights that while pollock stocks in the eastern Bering Sea have been growing, groundfish harvests in Alaska’s BSAI region had reached their cap of...

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Vietnam is expected to have exported close to USD 1.7 billion (EUR 1.6 billion) worth of pangasius in 2016 when final trade figures are published, an increase of 7 percent compared with the previous year, said the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP). The farmed whitefish accounted for 24 percent of the country’s total turnover from its seafood exports.

In total, Vietnamese pangasius was shipped to 137 different markets in 2016. The United States was the No.1...

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Norwegian whitefish exporters shipped cod, haddock, saithe and other products worth a total NOK 13.8 billion (USD 1.6 billion, EUR 1.5 billion) last year, surpassing the 2015 export record by 6 percent or NOK 800 million (USD 93.7 million, EUR 89 million), reported the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC).

The whitefish sector’s performance in 2016 represented the third record year in a row, not just in terms of the final export value but also in the primary value, which amounted to almost NOK 11...

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Vietnam’s seafood production exceeded 6.7 million metric tons (MT) in 2016, representing a year-on-year increase of 2.5 percent. Of this volume, fishing contributed 3.1 million MT and aquaculture yielded 3.6 million MT, up 1.7 percent and 3.3 percent respectively.

While pangasius production has traditionally dominated Vietnamese farmed fish production, with a farming area of 5,050 hectares and an output of 1.15 million MT in 2016, its tilapia sector showed the most growth in the last 12...

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The 2017 and 2018 commercial and recreational catch limits for summer flounder and the 2017 commercial quota for black seabass have been slashed by slashed by NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries).

Based on the recommendations of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, NOAA has set the commercial quota for summer flounder at 5.66 million pounds (2,567 metric tons – MT) and the recreational limit at 3.77 million pounds (1,710 MT), down 30 percent from the current...

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The value of fisheries and aquaculture imports into the EU in the first six months of this year increased by 8 percent year-on-year to EUR 11.6 billion (USD 12.1 billion). In volume terms, these products amounted to 3 million metric tons (MT), up 5 percent year-on-year.

According to new figures published by the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products (EUMOFA), groundfish accounted for 19 percent of imports from third-countries in value and 21 percent in volume, with...

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