South America

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December 14, 2018

Peru’s anchovy fishery has registered 830,000 metric tons (MT) of landings in November, far surpassing the last two year’s figures and the highest amount since

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November 5, 2018

A new air connection between the Chilean city of Antofagasta and the U.S. city of Miami is set to benefit the country’s salmon farming industry

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By

Jason Holland

Published on
November 2, 2018

The value of farmed Atlantic salmon continued to increase in the third-quarter of this year thanks to strong demand, according to Marine Harvest

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September 18, 2018

The success of the Argentinian red shrimp continues to draw attention, and the industry appears to be on track to exceed 200,000 MT in landings for the second time in its history this year

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August 6, 2018

A routine sampling showed the presence of the ISA virus at a Cermaq Chile salmon farming center in the Aysèn Region in Southern Chile, but the company has reported no mortalities

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By

Toan Dao

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July 24, 2018

Vietnam is trying to increase shipments of seafood, mostly pangasius, to Brazil as sales to the largest country in South America are on the decline

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By

Cliff White

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June 22, 2018

Chilean salmon farming firm AquaChile has signed a binding agreement with Benchmark Holdings to form a joint venture focusing on salmon production research

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June 8, 2018

The Brazilian Supreme Court has accepted an injunction filed by the Brazilian Shrimp Producer Association (ABCC) to suspend authorization of Ecuadorian shrimp into Brazil’s domestic market

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By

Jason Holland

Published on
May 22, 2018

Farmed Atlantic salmon prices in the first-quarter of this year increased to the levels seen towards the end of 2017 in all major markets, although they remained lower than the record highs seen a year previously, according to Marine Harvest.

In its Q1 2018 trading statement, the salmon producer stated that in local currencies, the average price paid for salmon in Europe in Q1 2018 decreased by 14.1 percent year-on-year to EUR 6.25 (USD 7.35)

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Published on
May 16, 2018

A recent visit from Norwegian royals to Argentina and efforts from President Mauricio Macri to attract new investments has opened the door for the Argentine government to move ahead with studies on the sustainability of salmon farms in its Atlantic

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