Industry Outlooks

Published on
December 15, 2017

The latest “Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries” report, released by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), paints a positive picture for the future of New Zealand’s seafood sector...… Read More

Published on
December 6, 2017
Norwegian salmon

Norway's seafood exporters sold 2.4 million metric tons (MT) of fisheries and aquaculture products worth NOK 86.5 billion (USD 10.4 billion, EUR 8.8 billion) to overseas markets in the first...… Read More

Published on
December 4, 2017
Iceland fishing boats

The value of fish and shellfish caught by the Icelandic fishing fleet in August totaled ISK 11.9 billion (USD 115.2 million, EUR 96.9 million), down more than 8 percent compared with a year previously...… Read More

Published on
December 1, 2017

Tuna exports from Vietnam achieved a total value of USD 376 million (EUR 315.6 million) in the first eight months of this year, an increase of 21 percent compared to the corresponding period of 2016...… Read More

Published on
November 30, 2017
Canada salmon farm

Canada’s farmed seafood production last year totaled 200,565 metric tons (MT) achieving revenues of more than CAD 1.3 billion USD 1 billion, EUR 852.5 million), which were...… Read More

Published on
November 17, 2017

The global supply of Atlantic salmon increased by 10 percent year-on-year in the third-quarter of 2017 to reach a level of around 588,300 metric tons (MT), and a similar increase is also expected in the fourth-quarter...… Read More

Published on
November 15, 2017

The Icelandic fishing fleet caught 114,258 metric tons (MT) of seafood last month, an increase of 40 percent compared with October 2016...… Read More

Published on
November 10, 2017

Norwegian seafood exporters shipped 275,000 metric tons (MT) of fisheries and aquaculture products worth NOK 9.1 billion (USD 1.1 billion, EUR 961.5 million) to overseas markets last month, with the volume and value declining by 5 percent and 3 percent respectively compared with October 2016.

Despite the reduction, Norway’s total seafood exports for the first 10 months of 2017 amounted to 2.1 million MT worth NOK 77.6 billion (USD 9.6 billi… Read More

Published on
November 7, 2017
Scottish salmon

There is strong business confidence in Scotland’s salmon farming industry with employment up by 13 percent, capital investment staying at GBP 63 million (USD 82.8 million, EUR 71.6 million) for the second year running and more than GBP 390 million (USD 512.7 million, EUR 443.3 million) spent in the supply chain, finds a new report compiled by the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO).

SSPO said the economic impact is particularly ev… Read More

Published on
November 3, 2017
bigeye tuna

Landings of tuna by U.S. fishermen at ports in the United States, American Samoa, other U.S. territories and foreign ports last year totaled 474.5 million pounds (215,230 metric tons – MT), representing a decrease of more than 129 million pounds (58,513 MT) or 21 percent compared to 2015, according to NOAA Fisheries’ new Fisheries of the United States 2016 report.

Despite the volume decline, the overall catch value increased by USD 12… Read More