The Export Promotion Agency will open on July 1 the citizen consultation to build the new calendar of international fairs for next year, considering the changes in the negotiation processes and the budget restriction.
ProChile opened its citizen consultation to define, together with national exporters, the calendar of international fairs 2021. Given the global contingency due to the expansion of Covid-19 (coronavirus) and the changes it has brought in the way of doing business, this time Non-face-to-face and digital fairs are incorporated, giving the opportunity to Chilean entrepreneurs to be able to be part of the new trends in foreign trade.
Las organizaciones transnacionales han pedido a Bruselas que elimine las fronteras en su gestión. Así, las OPP’s formadas por socios de varios estados miembro apuestan por la gestión conjunta de las posibilidades de pesca y por la presentación de proyectos comunes.
La Organización de Palangreros Guardeses organizó un taller de trabajo en formato virtual, que contó con la participación de los representantes de las tres OPP’s transnacionales españolas -en Europa sólo hay cuatro- , de representantes de los gobiernos de España y Portugal y del Jefe de Unidad de la DG Mare de la¡ Comisión Europea, Fragkiskos Nikolian.
Authorities in Norway have now granted licences for almost 90,000 tonnes of harvest-size salmon a year to be grown in on-land plants, while in the United States recirculating aquaculture systems may account for more than 360,000 tonnes annually by 2030.
With major on-land volumes also planned in China and projects on the drawing board in other parts of the world, financial analysts have estimated that between 500,000, and 730,000 tonnes of salmon a year will be produced on land by the end of the decade.
Author: Gareth Moore / fishfarmingexpert | Read the full article here
‘I am excited to take up the chairmanship of SADSTIA,’ Felix Ratheb said.
‘The hake deep-sea trawl fishery is a South African success story – it is sustainable, highly transformed and makes a massive socio-economic contribution, especially in the coastal provinces. I am eager to represent the fishery and the interests of our members.’
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full article here
The jury of the Anfaco Cecopesca design award and the Banco Sabadell Foundation, in its second edition, have recognized the work of designer Victoria Ochoa for her packaging proposal “Continui-t” for the promotion campaign of canned food promotion “Cata la Can". More than 80 designers presented their proposals in this edition, of which 9 went to the final phase. The jury has selected the work of Ochoa, a 20-year-old Venezuelan resident in Madrid, for its originality in the graphic treatment and the versatility of its application. Its creation is based on illustrations with a "marked personality that increases the visual prominence of the product," explains Anfaco. The jury also valued the "right color scheme" that "reinforces the notoriety of the design".
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The Norwegian Seafood Association and IBM on Thursday, 25 June, announced a new, industry-wide collaboration that aims to use blockchain technology to provide traceability throughout the country’s seafood sector.
The new network – which features several seafood companies including Kvarøy Arctic, which announced a move to blockchain back in April, and BioMar – uses “IBM Blockchain Transparent Supply,” which utilizes the underlying technology behind IBM’s Food Trust. In addition to IBM and the Norwegian Seafood Association, Atea, one of the largest providers of IT services and infrastructure solutions in the Nordic and Baltic regions, is joining the collaboration.
Author: Chris Chase / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
Chile’s Salmon Council recently created by the country’s biggest salmon producers - AquaChile, Mowi, Cermaq and Salmones Aysén - has announced that economist Joanna Davidovich Gleiser will become executive director of the organisation from next Wednesday, July 1.
Davidovich has extensive experience in economic analysis and public policy design and in her professional life has been dedicated to developing different agendas and reforms in order to improve the Chile's productivity, the Council said.
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Hesketh-Laird was appointed to her role in February 2018. She has led the organisation during a period of great change and success for the sector. Under her leadership, the SSPO has established itself as a prominent and credible voice in the Scottish food and drink sector, putting Scotland and the UK’s No.1 food export in sharp focus for stakeholders and in the media. Hesketh-Laird has built firm foundations for stronger relationships between the SSPO and salmon farming sector with important stakeholders, from the to regulators and environmental organisations.
Author: Dave Edler / Fish Farmer | Read the full articlehere
The expectation of what may happen around the fishing brexit is maximum. Talks resume between the EU and UK negotiating teams next Monday and there will be rounds of contacts throughout the month of July and the first week of August. The mandate of the negotiation, the same one that indicates that there will be no general trade agreement without a previous fishing agreement, establishes that the fishing relations must be agreed before July 1.
But the European fishing sector, through EUFA, the European Fisheries Alliance, assumes that this will not be the case. The president of the association, which brings together the main EU fishing organizations affected by the departure of the United Kingdom from the EU, Gerard van Balsfoort, indicated in his speech at the Expomar technical conference that he does not have a fishing agreement before October, since the distance between the negotiators, together with the difficulties in carrying out the negotiations due to COVID-19, will prevent reaching an agreement within the set time frame that, he insisted, is of interest to both parties.
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