Ambassadors representing developing countries posted in Beijing have been invited to an exhibition in Dalian this month created to demonstrate China’s fisheries and aquaculture prowess.
Organized by China’s Agriculture Ministry, the 2021 China International Ocean Pasture and Fishery Exhibition is being hosted by Dalian Ocean University, with the assistance of several other fisheries-related agencies, including the China Society of… Read More
China is organizing a summit with Pacific Island countries in December 2021 to further cooperation in fisheries.
The China Pacific Island Nations Fisheries Cooperation Development summit will take place in conjunction with the China Aquaculture Seeds Expo in Guangzhou this December.
China’s focus for the meeting with Pacific Islands leaders appears to be focused on distant-water fishing rather than aquaculture projects, as the head of… Read More
An energy crunch in China appears to have hit the seafood industry, as a major Fujian-based firm has been forced to write off a large inventory due to power outages over the recent National Day holiday ...
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China’s per capita seafood consumption slumped last year due to the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns, a new study published by the country’s restaurant trade group has revealed ...
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Madagascar has become the latest country to join the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI), a potentially significant move, given the country’s location in the Indian Ocean has made it a target for Chinese fisheries investment ...
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China destroyed 46.7 tons of seafood found to have excess traces of chemicals used in aquaculture, including malachite green and chloramphenicol, an antibiotic used to treat infections ...
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A delegate to the World Trade Organization negotiations on ending harmful fishery subsidies has described the current state of talks as "dark."
Members are battling over which authorities should be empowered to adjudicate and prosecute illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing provisions and how much due process should be prescribed to honor an IUU determination.
“The chair of the talks asked members at the close of the meeting… Read More
The need for carbon sequestration in the oceans could potentially change fisheries and spur conservation, according to REV Ocean Science Director Alex Rogers.
The potential for carbon sequestration in fisheries “is certainly entering the dialogues of policymakers,” Rogers told SeafoodSource.
“For example, in the European Commission, there is serious consideration of blue carbon and the interaction of fishing with the carbon… Read More
Government cash is fueling a battle between local governments in China keen to establish dominance in the tuna-processing industry ...
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China has established a fisheries cooperation organization with Portuguese-speaking African countries, with a view to growing bilateral cooperation and importing more African seafood ...
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