FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 14: Issue 1 January-February 2021

By Elizabeth Havice, Liam Campling and Mike McCoy[1] 


Fisheries Trade 

Pacific Forum launches videos introducing WTO fisheries subsidies debates

Fisheries Regulation 

Workshop aims to spread awareness and update FFA COVID-19 Operating Protocols

A new standard for crew joins a growing number of labour-related regulatory tools 

Tuna Industry

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 13: Issue 6 November-December 2020

By Liam Campling, Elizabeth Havice and Mike McCoy[1]



Special Feature

FFA Trade and Industry News 2020 roundup

Fisheries Trade 

WTO misses deadline, diverges on development and debates fisheries licensing

Fisheries Management

WCPFC rolls over tropical tunas measure; COVID-19 delays progress on new measure

IATTC ‘emergency’ meeting results in a tropical tuna measure roll-over after impasse

Pacific tuna fishery protections in place for 2021

HONIARA, 21 December, 2020 – Pacific Island countries have worked with fishing nations to secure crucial protection measures next year for an industry worth over US$1 billion to local economies and employing around 24,000 following global meetings last week.