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MEDIA RELEASE: Fisheries Ministers set course for the future of Pacific tuna fisheries

  POHNPEI, 21 June 2019 – This week, Pacific fisheries Ministers and senior government representatives met in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia to progress work that will ensure the region’s major offshore resource – tuna – is not only managed well and sustainably, but continues to provide the social and economic benefits for our Pacific people.

MEDIA RELEASE: Annual Forum Fisheries Ministerial meeting kicks off in Micronesia

POHNPEI, 16 June 2019 – The 16th Forum Fisheries Committee Ministerial meeting begins tomorrow in Pohnpei, the capital of the Federated States of Micronesia, and will tackle a broad range of issues aimed at protecting and securing the long term interests of Pacific Island countries over the region’s valuable tuna resources.

MEDIA RELEASE: NZ Deputy Prime Minister’s First Visit to FFA

HONIARA, 6 June, 2019 – The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) welcomed a high level delegation led by the New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Honourable Winston Peters, on Wednesday 5 June as part of their visit to Solomon Islands.

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 12: Issue 2 March-April 2019

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS  Volume 12: Issue 2March-April 2019

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

 

CONTENTS

Fisheries Trade

Brexit and the UK-Pacific Islands Economic Partnership Agreement

Seafood industry concerns regarding mounting US-EU trade war

Fisheries Management

Overview of PNA Official’s Annual Meeting 

US swordfish closure adversely impacts Hawaii longline fleet

Tuna Industry

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