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FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS. Volume 11: Issue 3 May-June 2018

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS.  Volume 11: Issue 3May-June 2018

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

 

CONTENTS

Special Feature

Highlights from 2018 Infofish World Tuna Conference

Preferential Trade

Solomon Islands set to graduate from LDC status, threatening duty-free access to EU for tuna loins

Fisheries Management

PNA announces a blockchain initiative for Pacifical fishery; traceability initiatives flourish

PRESS RELEASE: 15th Forum Fisheries Committee Ministers Meeting (FFCMIN15) gets underway in Rarotonga, Cook Islands

RAROTONGA, 3 July 2018, -- Every year ministerial delegations from the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) 17 member countries meet to discuss priority issues for enhanced regional cooperation in offshore fisheries, focusing on the sustainable management of the highly-valuable tuna sector.

 

The Cook Islands will host this year’s 15th Forum Fisheries Committee Ministers Meeting (FFCMIN15) in Rarotonga from July 3-5, 2018. The theme of this year’s meeting will be “Our Moana, our fish, our future.” 

 

World Oceans Day June 8, 2018- FFA Statement

Celebrating a success story in Pacific Fisheries for the Sustainable Development Goals: FFA Statement for World Oceans Day June 8 2018
 
James Movick, Director General, Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, FFA
  

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 11: Issue 2 March-April 2018

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS     Volume 11: Issue 2March-April 2018

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

 

CONTENTS

Preferential Trade

US-GSP provision expired, and reinstated

US steel and aluminium tariffs: potential Impacts on seafood

The Trans-Pacific Partnership redux?

Brexit and the politics of fisheries access in the EU

Fisheries Management

PNA Leaders meet to discuss tuna priorities

106th Officials Forum Fisheries Committee Meeting Ends on a High

RAROTONGA, 12 May 2018 – At the conclusion of the 106th Officials Forum Fisheries Committee Meeting, delegates from around the Pacific made substantial progress and agreed to a number of key issues that can now be tabled at the 15th Forum Fisheries Committee Ministers Meeting (FFCMIN15) in Rarotonga from July 3-5.
  

World Tuna Day 2018: Pacific Partners Celebrate

Pacific islands Forum Fisheries Agency Director General James Movick has congratulated the Agency’s members and its partner organisations in the region on the occasion of World Tuna Day on 2 May. 
“Tuna remains perhaps the most valuable natural resource in our region, and by working together we are committed to its sustainable development to the benefit of all Pacific Island Peoples” said Mr Movick who is enroute to the Cook Islands for the FFA’s annual meetings.  

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