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FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 13: Issue 1 Jan-Feb 2020

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS  Volume 13: Issue 1Jan-Feb 2020   

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

 

CONTENTS

Fisheries Trade

Solomon Islands accedes to Interim EPA with the EU 

Post-Brexit UK trade policy and preference erosion for tuna

PACER Plus creeps closer to ratification

Tuna still faces tariffs despite chill on China-US trade war

EU tuna loins quota exhausted on first working day of 2020

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 12: Issue 6 November-December 2019

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS   Volume 12: Issue 6   November-December 2019

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

 

CONTENTS

Fisheries Trade 

Crunch time for the Pacific Islands as WTO Fisheries Subsidies negotiations enter final lap

Fisheries Regulation

EU IUU regulation targets Ecuador, Panama and Vietnam

Fisheries Management

WCPFC16 makes inroads in bycatch mitigation; slow going on tropical tunas

Landmark FFA resolution on climate change adopted by WCPFC16

Wed 11 Dec 2019

A landmark Forum Fisheries Agency resolution on climate change has been adopted by the 16th annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, creating a platform for a more urgent response to global warming by the world’s largest tuna fisheries organisation.

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 12: Issue 5 September-October 2019

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS

Volume 12: Issue 5September-October 2019

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

 

CONTENTS

Fisheries Trade 

Solomon Islands and Kiribati switch diplomatic recognition to China

US-China trade war, and uncertainty, drags on

US suspends GSP seafood tariff preferences for Thailand

Fisheries Regulation

UN negotiations on Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction 

Relevance of Pacific leaders’ fisheries vision 40-years ago, Dr Manu Tupou

“We remind ourselves that FFA members were the founding members for the Tuna Commission. And since the beginning, even during the days of the negotiations for the Convention [to establish the Commission] we have been driven by the exceptional vision, forty years ago on why we do this.” Dr Manu Tupou-Roosen, Director General, Forum Fisheries Agency

By Lealaiauloto Aigaletaule’ale’a F. Tauafiafi

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 12: Issue 4 July-August 2019

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS . Volume 12: Issue 4  July-August 2019

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

 

CONTENTS

Fisheries Trade 

Signs of convergence in WTO fisheries subsidies negotiations, but major differences remain 

EU-Mercosur reach trade agreement, but threatened by environmental concerns

Fisheries Regulation

Marshall Islands seeking EU market access; hopeful of removal from EU ‘tax haven’ blacklist

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