FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 14: Issue 5 September-October 2021

By Liam Campling, Elizabeth Havice and Mike McCoy1 



Fisheries Trade

China’s fisheries subsidies reform reduces transparency and focuses on distant waters

Fisheries Management

Commission prepares for adoption of a new tropical tunas measure at WCPFC18

IATTC adopts a new tropical tunas measure after August Annual Meeting failure

IUCN removes tuna species from endangered list

Fisheries Regulation 

IN LOVING MEMORY Professor William Ross Edeson 26 November 1942 - 12 October 2021

Professor Edeson, known to many as Professor Bill, was a man of extraordinary intellect, kind, personable, caring, humble and genuine.

During his illustrious career, Professor Edeson excelled in academia as well as in the service of countries and international organisations. He had a superb knowledge of the Law of the Sea, international law and government law issues.

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 14: Issue 4 July-August 2021

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



Fisheries Trade

WTO Ministerial debates Chair’s text and charts route to Fisheries Subsidies agreement

Pacific Islands Regional Issues

Recent meetings of Pacific Island leaders emphasise addressing COVID-19 and climate change

Study: Climate change-induced distribution shifts in tuna biomass present risk for Pacific SIDS 

Fisheries Management