Chile hit by disputes

Published on
May 15, 2016

It goes from bad to worse for Chile’s salmon industry. In 2015, the sector was challenged by low prices in key export markets, increased competition from rival producer Norway and high production costs. This year, not only has production been significantly affected by ongoing algal bloom problems with the loss of around 31 million fish in the first-quarter, now it finds itself being blamed for the phenomenon, at least in part, by sections of the country’s fishing industry, who have been prev…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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