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Seafood exports forecast to reach USD 8 billion in 2014

VIET NAM | Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Seafood exports from Vietnam have been estimated to grow by USD 1.3 billion this year in comparison to the results achieved in 2013 and reach USD 8 billion.


Jigger owners request to start squid season earlier
Argentina | 01:40 | The Chamber of Jigger Owners from Argentina has requested the Federal Fisheries Council the anticipated start of the squid (Illex argentinus) season in 2015. Full Story
New recommendations made on seafood labelling
Australia | 01:10 | A Senate committee has recommended the removal of restaurant and catering industry’s exemption from country-of-origin laws, subject to a transition period of no more than 12 months. Full Story
Good prospects for the fisheries sector with the new TACs
Spain | 23:50 | The head of the General Secretariat of Fisheries highlighted the achievements made during the Council of Fisheries Ministers of the EU, especially the total allowable catches and quotas for different fishery resources in the Atlantic and the North Sea for 2015. Full Story
Plastic Price Tags Meet Regulatory Compliance Without Compromising on Quality
Evolis, a global leader in solutions for plastic card personalization, announces the availability of a smart and quality-focused solution to deliver price tags and labels compliant with the new European regulations.
Iglo Group and MSC Spread Sustainability Net Across Europe
The New Year will see Iglo Group, Europe’s largest frozen foods business, roll out the Marine Stewardship Council’s blue ecolabel on pack for all its certified wild fish products across Europe.
Consumers Give Vote of Confidence in New Metal Packaging Recycling Mark
A new recycling mark to engage consumers and highlight their role in the continuous lifecycle of metal has been developed by Metal Packaging Europe.
High Liner Foods Opens New U.S. Headquarters
The leading North American value-added frozen seafood company has announced the official opening of its newly-constructed U.S. headquarters, a 38,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility located in Portsmouth.
Arctic warming poses new challenges to fishing
United States Arctic warming is deeply affecting the top of the planet and some of the biggest changes represent a challenge for fisheries in the north.
Better prospects for Thai shrimp in 2015
Thailand The Thai Shrimp Association forecasts total domestic production of shrimp expanding to 250,000-300,000 tonnes in 2015, after this year's output fell by 8 per cent to only 230,000 tonnes due to the outbreak of EMS.
Biotechnology to farm sea cucumber and yellowtail snapper under development
Mexico A team of specialists from the National Fisheries Institute in Yucalpeten, Yucatan, is working on the development of biotechnology for growing sea cucumber and yellowtail snapper.
EUR 800,000 granted to fleet operating in Mauritania
Spain The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment will grant an aid to shipowners of Spanish fishing vessels affected by the suspension of the agreement between the EU and Mauritania.