Sources for Economic Data in relation to Global and WCPO Tuna Fisheries

1.      Country Reports and Publications

Cook Islands

http://www.mmr.gov.ck/publications/annual-reports Ministry of Marine Resources, Annual reports

http://www.mfem.gov.ck/treasury/budget-and-economic-policyCook Islands Ministry of Finance and Economic Management – relevant to access revenues

http://www.ports.co.ck/port-charges.htmlCook Islands port charges

Federated States of Micronesia

http://pitiviti.org/initiatives/economics/index.php Works by Glen Mckinlay & Mark Sturton on economic reporting for FSM Marshalls and Palau – detailed data reporting for each country in their respective pages

http://www.fsmopa.fm/FSM_SA_2011.htm FSM Office of Public Auditor website – work through your way from here to FSM National Government “Financial Statements and Independent Auditor’s Report”

http://www.fsmopa.fm/files/fy2016/FSMNG_fs15%20[FINAL%2007.01.16].pdf FSM General Fund Statement of Revenues, Expenditures, etc …. towards end of report). Replaces outdated earlier source Statistics division, Office of Statistics, Budget & Econ Management, Overseas Dev Assistance & Compact Development.

http://www.ppa.fm/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Seaport-Rules-and-Regulations-Amended.5.20.15.pdf FSM Ports Authority Seaport rules & regulations, including tariffs for transhipping vessels.

Fiji

http://www.fiji.gov.fj/Budget/2016-2017.aspx Fiji Government’s website with budget numbers including estimates and actuals on licence revenues.

Kiribati

http://www.mfed.gov.ki/about-us/contact-us Kiribati Ministry of Finance and Economic Development website with budget numbers including estimates and actuals on access revenues

http://knao.gov.ki/index.php/vacancies/reports-publication Kiribati National Audit Office website with budget numbers including estimates and actuals on revenues and expenditure performances by ministry.

http://www.kiribatiportsauthority.com/Index.asp?pagename=Downloads&site=1&siteid=10036 Kiribati Ports Authority – KPA Act and Tariff rates

Marshall Islands

http://pitiviti.org/initiatives/economics/index.php Works by Glen Mckinlay & Mark Sturton on economic reporting for FSM Marshalls and Palau – detailed data reporting for each country in their respective pages

http://mimra.com/index.php/about-us/2015-05-25-04-53-58/downloads MIMRA annual reports - download the most recent and browse for relevant data on tuna catch, effort, transhipment, licences, etc

http://www.rmioag.com/files/RMI/Component%20Units/Marshall%20Islands%20Marine%20Resources%20Authority%20FY2015/MIMRA_fs15%20[FINAL%2007.19.16].pdf Financial Statements and Independent Auditors’ Report on MIMRA, for years ended Sep 30, 2015 and 2014

http://rmipa.com/resources/tariffs-2/ RMI Seaport Tariff

Palau

http://pitiviti.org/initiatives/economics/index.php Works by Glen Mckinlay & Mark Sturton on economic reporting for FSM Marshalls and Palau – detailed data reporting for each country in their respective pages

http://www.palauopa.org/single-audits.html Palau Office of Public Auditor website – work through your way from here to Republic of Palau “Financial Statements and Independent Auditor’s Report”

http://www.palauopa.org/pdf/single-audits/FY%202015/ROP_fs15%20[FINAL%2007.19.16].pdf Palau “Schedule of Revenues” towards end of report

Solomon Islands

http://www.fisheries.gov.sb/ SI Fisheries and Marine Resources

Supplement to Solomon Islands Gazette No. 104 (Mon 20 July 2015), “The Levy of Rates and Dues (Ports of Honiara and Noro) Rules 2015” (Tariffs at Solomon Islands ports including those for transhipping vessels; Available at FFA).

Tuvalu

http://www.tuvalufisheries.tv/ Tuvalu Fisheries

http://www.tuvaluaudit.tv/work/tuvalu-government-budget-2009-2010-2011-2012-2013-2014-2015-2016-and-2017/ Tuvalu budgets

Tonga

http://www.tongafish.gov.to/index.php/publications/periodicals-quarterly-bulletin

WCPFC

https://www.wcpfc.int/meeting-folders/scientific-committee WCPFC SC upcoming and all past meetings from which meetings documents, including individual country Report – Part 1 could be accessed.

 

2.      Vessel numbers and characteristics

WCPFC

https://www.wcpfc.int/record-fishing-vessel-database WCPFC public domain database on records of tuna fishing vessels – from which individual vessel details and other information on charter, no. of vessel crew, etc - are accessible.

3.      Catch and effort information 

https://www.wcpfc.int/statistical-bulletins WCPFC gateway to Tuna Fishery Data – Yearbook and an online query interface after registering.  

https://www.iattc.org/ IATTC - Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission, for catch & effort in eastern Pacific Ocean

www.iotc.org/ IOTC - Indian Ocean Tuna Commission, for catch & effort in Indian Ocean

www.iccat.es/ ICCAT - International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas, for catch & effort in Atlantic. 

4.      Trade data 

EU

http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/data/database EU’s databases including for monthly trade by product and by source.

Japan

www.customs.go.jp/toukei/info/tsdl_e.htmJapan import and export trade database including for tuna imports by species by source.

Korea

http://www.customs.go.kr/kcshome/trade/TradeCommodityList.do

Thailand

http://www.customs.go.th/ Thailand import and export trade database including for tuna imports by species by source

US

http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/st1/trade/monthly_data/TradeDataCountryMonth.htmlUS monthly trade of fishery product and source

Other

https://comtrade.un.org/data/UN trade database which you could extract data for your country

5.      Market Prices and Reports

FFA

A range of market prices are available from Peter Terawasi (FFA, Fisheries Economics Adviser (peter.terawasi@ffa.int) or (Mr. Shunji Fujiwara-san (Japan OFCF, FFA Market and Industry advisor (shunji.fujiwara@ffa.int)). This data includes, but is not limited to:

  • Bangkok / Europe / Philippines weekly cannery raw material tuna prices
  • Japan 51 Ports prices and landings, for fresh and frozen by gear type
  • Japan Yaizu fresh/frozen average prices by gear type
  • Japan monthly household consumption and expenses for marine products
  • Japan monthly household tuna consumption
  • Tsukiji and other local markets daily tuna auctions results
  • http://www.bunkerworld.com/prices/ Singapore MDO monthly fuel prices - subscription

 

FAO (Subscription)

 

PNA

http://www.pnatuna.com/marketintel52PNAO Market Intelligence Reports which occasionally feature individual PNA members tuna related data.

Atuna(Subscription)

http://www.atuna.com/index.php/en/Tuna market / Industry reports

Undercurrent(Subscription)

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/15af0f5d5445ebd8Tuna market / Industry reports

World Bank

http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/561011486076393416/CMO-Historical-Data-Monthly.xlsx World Bank Crude oil and other commodity prices

 

6.      Fishing / Processing / Utility costs

http://worldfreightrates.com/freight Shipping freight rates

Krampe, P. (2006), Rising fuel prices and its impact on the tuna industry, Paper presented to Bangkok Tuna 2006; Avaliable on request from FFA

http://www.wcpfc.int/node/4734Arita, S. and Pan, M. (2013), Cost-earnings Study of the American Samoa longline fishery: based on Vessel Operations in 2009, WCPFC-SC9-2013/MI-WP-06

file:///C:/Users/peter.terawasi/Downloads/noaa_14202_DS1.pdf Pan, M. Arita, S. and Bigelow, K. (2017) Cost-earnings Study of the American Samoa Longline Fishery based on Vessel Operations in 2009 and Recent Trend of Economic Performance

7.      Macroeconomic data

https://www.adb.org/publications/key-indicators-asia-and-pacific-2015#countryKey Indicators for individual ADB member, includes detailed tables on national accounts, budgets, government accounts and balance of payments – pdf and excel formats.

https://www.imf.org/external/np/fin/ert/GUI/Pages/CountryDataBase.aspx IMF’s annual consultations reports which at times include data on access revenues; has budget and trade figures that may be relevance.

https://www.bls.gov/data/US Bureau of Labour Statistics – source for US CPI

http://prism.spc.int/reports/surveys/148-household-income-and-expenditure-surveysHousehold income & expenditure surveys for a number of Pacific Island countries

 

8.      Fishing / Processing Companies

www.ltfv.com/Luen Thai Fishing Ventures

http://www.trimarinegroup.com/Tri Marine

htt://www.pafcofiji.com/ PAFCO, canning / loining, Fiji

http://www.vitifoods.com/index.html Viti Foods, Canning, Fiji

http://www.sealandcompany.com/ Sealand Co. Ltd., Fresh/Frozen tuna processing & exports, Fiji

http://blueoceanmarineltd.com/ Blue Ocean Marine Ltd., Frozen bulk exporter, Fiji

http://www.tripacificmarine.com/ Tripacific Marine Ltd., buys off intern’l fleets and process into loins / other for exports

http://www.solander.com.fj/fijiproducts Solander (Pacific) Ltd., fishing/processing - fresh exports rd/frozen exports alb, Fiji

http://www.goldenoceanfish.com/ Golden Ocean, Fiji

http://kiribatifishltd.com/ Kiribati Fish Company – processing / fishing charter company in Kiribati

http://www.sla.co.kr/eng/index_e.htm Silla Fishing Co. Ltd.

http://sf.sajo.co.kr/eng/business/oceanBusiness.asp Sajo deep-sea fishing fleet

http://soltuna.com.au/ Soltuna processing, Noro Solomon Islands



9.      Investment guides / Tax regimes

http://www.mfem.gov.ck/tax Cook Islands Ministry of Finance & Economic Management on Taxes

http://www.ipa.gov.pg/invest-in-png-guide/PNG Investment Promotion Authority – Investment Guide

http://www.fisheries.gov.sb/media/uploads/ifc_34381_tuna_processing_in_the_solomon_islands_a4_final.pdf Solomon Islands Fisheries - Investing in Onshore Tuna Processing

http://www.ird.gov.sb/Article.aspx?ID=663 Solomon Islands Inland Revenue

http://www.revenue.gov.ws/business-information-guides Samoa Ministry of Revenue

http://www.revenue.gov.to/Article.aspx?ID=1849 Tonga Ministry of Revenue & Customs

http://www.mfed.gov.ki/our-work/taxation Kiribati Ministry of Finance & Economic Development

https://customsinlandrevenue.gov.vu/index.php/en/ Vanuatu Customs & Inland Revenue

http://photos.state.gov/libraries/marshallislands/19452/pdfs/2014-country_commercial_guide.pdf Marshall Islands - Business Guide

http://palaugov.pw/bureau-of-revenue-customs-taxation/ Palau Bureau of Revenue and Taxation

http://www.doingbusiness.org/data/exploreeconomies/micronesia/paying-taxes/ FSM - Paying Taxes in FSM