The Australian government's 2020-2021 federal budget is being hailed by Seafood Industry Australia (SIA) as a “great win” for Australian businesses, with the seafood industry getting a much needed boost to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a press release, the SIA thanked the coalition government's work in helping Australian businesses retain jobs through the coronavirus pandemic.
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A Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) loan – loans financed through the New Zealand Government – has been awarded to Moana New Zealand to allow commercial expansion of Pacific oyster farming …
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The New Zealand First political party has vowed to commit NZD 100 million (USD 67 million, EUR 56 million) to the expansion of marine farming and aquaculture ventures in the future, according to NZ First leader Winston Peters.
In a statement, New Zealand First said its policy plan is to expand into deep sea aquaculture and offshore marine farming in collaboration with other stakeholders.
“It will ensure that off-shore marine growing
New Zealand’s government last week announced plans to put cameras on board 345 fishing vessels, a plan that will cost more than NZD 40 million (USD 27 million, EUR 23 million).
In a press statement, New Zealand Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash said the introduction of on-board cameras will be across the nation’s inshore fishing fleet. He said the government will provide at least a portion of the funding required to install and… Read More
Tasmania, Australia-based salmon farmer Huon Aquaculture Group reported its full-year 2020 earnings, on Thursday, 27 August, showing increased revenue but clear impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic ...
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The impact of COVID-19 has resulted in New Zealand seafood company Sanford Limited proposing closure of its Tauranga fish processing plant, the company announced last week …
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