Trade & Industry

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 3: Issue 5 & 6 May-June 2010

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS

Volume 3: Issue 5 & 6 May & June 2010

By Elizabeth Havice, Amanda Hamilton and Liam Campling[1]

 

Contents

Fisheries Subsidies

WTO discussions on new fisheries subsidies proposal by Brazil, China, India and Mexico

Fisheries Trade and Development

FFA’s Polynesian members establish ‘Te Vaka Moana’ group

Further Blow to American Samoa Canning Industry – Starkist to Lay Off Workers

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 3: Issue 4 April 2010


FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 3: Issue 4 April 2010

By Amanda Hamilton, Elizabeth Havice and Liam Campling[1]


CONTENTS

Fisheries Trade and Development

 PNA skipjack purse seine fishery to enter into MSC certification

Artisanal labeling schemes gain momentum

Fisheries Trade-related Regulation

Bluefin tuna trade ban rejected at CITES, bluefin farming falters

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS JAN 2010

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS

Volume 3: Issue 1 January 2010

By Elizabeth Havice, Amanda Hamilton and Liam Campling[1]

 

 

Contents

Fisheries Trade-related Regulation

Early steps in reform of EU Fisheries Partnership Agreements


Fisheries Regulation and Development

Study suggests WCPO conservation efforts not sufficient, new WCPFC limits on FAD fishing, developments in Catch Documentation Scheme

Regional Tuna Management and Development Strategy available online

The Regional Tuna Management and Development Strategy (RTMADS) is now available online.

Adopted by the fifth meeting of Forum Fisheries Committee (FFC) Ministers in May 2009 in Alofi, Niue, the Strategy was also noted at the Pacific Island Forum Leaders annual meeting in Cairns, Australia in July 2009. The Strategy is complimentary to, and underpins the strategic and annual operational planning framework that is already in place for the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA).

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FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS DECEMBER 2009

 


FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS

Volume 2: Issue 12 December 2009

By Liam Campling, Amanda Hamilton and Elizabeth Havice[1]

 

CONTENTS

FISHERIES SUBSIDIES 

Update on fisheries subsidies ‘Roadmap’ discussions at the WTO 

PREFERENTIAL AND FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2009

 

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS

Volume 2: Issue 10 & 11 October-November 2009

By Elizabeth Havice, Amanda Hamilton and Liam Campling [1]

 

Contents 

Special Feature: The Global Recession and EU- and US-centred seafood value chains


Fisheries Trade-related Regulation

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS SEPTEMBER 2009

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS : Volume 2: Issue 9 September 2009

FISHERIES SUBSIDIES
Update on fisheries subsidies 'Roadmap' discussions at the WTO

PREFERENTIAL AND FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS
EU to drop tuna tariff for Southeast Asian countries? 

FISHERIES TRADE-RELATED REGULATION
Update on EU IUU regulation: implications for developing country exports 

TUNA MARKETS
Strong growth and signs of success in India's efforts to expand tuna exports
US canned tuna brands introduce new products, campaigns 

FISHERIES TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT
Concern over bluefin decline heightens, policy action ensues

FFA Fisheries Trade News August 2009

Articles in this month's edition include:
- PNG signs Interim Economic Partnership Agreement, Spanish Industry attempted to scupper global sourcing rules of origin 
- Pacific island countries seek to reframe relations with distant water fishing nations and fleets
- Scientists sign consensus statement on threats to the Pacific Ocean 
- International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) takes action on traceability, tuna stocks and bycatch
- Greenpeace rates fisheries eco-label schemes
- Developments among Spanish tuna firms

FFA participates in Pacific Islands News Association Convention in Vanuatu

PORT VILA, VANUATU, 25-30 July 2009: The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) has been raising awareness of fisheries issues with media attending the conference. At a pre-conference workshop, FFA presented an overview of fisheries including fisheries management, development and control of illegal fishing and the important role of DEVFISH (www.ffa.int/devfish) and the Oceanic Fisheries Management Project (www.ffa.int/gef/) in providing assistance to Pacific Island countries.

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