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FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 12: Issue 1 January-February 2019

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS . Volume 12: Issue 1  January-February 2019

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

 

CONTENTS

Fisheries Trade

WTO fisheries subsidies negotiations heat up

Tariff hike deferred again as the US and China reportedly near deal to cool the trade war

Fisheries Management

Attention on FAD management continues to grow

Despite criticisms, MSC continues to gain traction in tuna fisheries

MEDIA RELEASE: FFA WINS GLOBAL STOP IUU FISHING PRIZE

BANGKOK 22 February 2019 – The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) was awarded the top prize in the 2019 Stop Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing competition yesterday.

“This achievement recognises FFA’s work in Monitoring, Control and Surveillance initiatives to deter IUU fishing in the Pacific. Well done to the team at FFA, past and present, and all of our FFA member countries. And the award is particularly timely given FFA has just kicked off our 40th anniversary celebrations,” said FFA Director General, Dr Manumatavai Tupou-Roosen

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 11: Issue 6 November-December 2018

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS . Volume 11: Issue 6 .  November-December 2018

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

 

CONTENTS

Fisheries Trade

WTO fisheries subsidies negotiations to intensify in 2019

US-China temporary truce offers reprieve from scheduled tariff increases

Fisheries Management

WCPFC15 strengthens management of South Pacific albacore, adopts a new Compliance Monitoring Scheme

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