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Record half year for Norwegian seafood exports

NORWAY
Monday, July 06, 2015, 03:40 (GMT + 9)

Norwegian seafood exports reached NOK 34 billion (USD 4.3 billion) in the first half of 2015, which represents a 5 per cent increase year-on-year and the highest ever value for this period. A new record for the month of June was also recorded when seafood sales abroad came to NOK 5.8 billion (USD 730.3 million), representing an increase of 20 per cent compared to the same month last year. "It is great to see that many parts of the seafood industry have contributed to these figures. Cod, for example, has seen a steady growth throughout the period. This has great significance for both local and national value creation, as Norway now exports more processed and less whole cod," says Geir Bakkevoll, Communications Director at the Norwegian Seafood Council. Norway exported salmon worth a total of NOK 21.9 billion in the first half of 2015, representing an incr... FULL STORY

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Seafood exports reach historic record
India Seafood product exports during the financial year 2014-2015 reached an all-time high of USD 5,511 million, boosted by favourable international market conditions.
Supplementing salmon populations may worsen their decline
European Union Supplementing declining salmon populations with fish from other genetically distinct populations may not be the best method of conservation, according to a recent European study.
IATTC rejects fishing quota increase to three countries
Ecuador The requests submitted by three member countries of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission to have their tuna catch quota increased, did not receive a positive response on the third day of the 89° convention of the international organization.
Fishermen go on strike due to Govt's regulation pressure
Thailand Thai fishermen have gone on strike in 22 out of 76 provinces to protest against the new short-term requirements being enforced by the Government, requiring all boats to have licenses, registered fishing equipment and navigation systems.
 
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