Industry Outlooks

Published on
January 4, 2018

Construction of new refrigerated facilities at a number of Japanese ports will be partly funded by the country’s government as it looks to support the growth of its seafood and agriculture exports.

With the funding, Japan's aim is to increase exports to JPY 1 trillion (USD 8.9 billion, EUR 7.4 billion) worth of products by 2019, up from JPY 750 billion (USD 6.7 billion, EUR 5.5 billion) in 2016.

In addition to ramping up its exports to

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Published on
December 21, 2017

The value of Australia’s fisheries and aquaculture sector increased by 9 percent to more than AUD 3 billion (USD 2.3 billion, EUR 1.9 billion) in 2015-16, injecting an

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Published on
December 15, 2017
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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

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Published on
December 6, 2017

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Published on
November 15, 2017
herring

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

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Published on
November 10, 2017
mackerel

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

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