Save the Date: Key Tuna meetings in 2014

AUGUST 2014

6-14 WCPFC 10th regular session of the Science Committee Majuro, RMI (WCPFC) 

SEPTEMBER 2014

1-4 UN conference on Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) Apia, Samoa (UN)
19-23 FFA Pre-Technical and Compliance Committee Working Group Pohnpei, FSM (FFA)
24 Intersessional Working Group-Catch Documentation Scheme Pohnpei, FSM (FFA)
25-30 WCPFC 10th regular session of the Technical and Compliance Committee(TCC) Pohnpei, FSM (WCPFC) 

 

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 7: Issue 4 July-August 2014

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS

Volume 7: Issue 4 July-August 2014

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

CONTENTS

Preferential Trade Agreements

Fiji implements Interim EPA with the EU

Ecuador concludes a Free Trade Agreement with the EU

Philippines’ EU-GSP+ application outcome remains uncertain

Interim EPA deals finalised in Southern and West Africa

Fisheries Management

Bigeye in spotlight at 10th WCPFC Scientific Committee meeting

Obama’s proposal to extend Marine National Monuments comes under criticism

Tuna Industry

East Asian longline fleets hope to improve performance with technological change

US government report on purse seine fleet crew deaths and injuries