fisheries | fisherfolk
19-Jan-2015 CBC Newfoundland and Labrador is suspending support for CETA and all trade agreements currently being negotiated with the federal government.
The government will set aside a total of 22.1 trillion won (US$20.5 billion) to help local farmers and fishing households who could get hurt by cheaper foreign products.
9-Aug-2011 Solomon Times
The Pacific ACP Trade Ministers, at their meeting in February 2011, agreed to continue negotiations of a comprehensive EPA with the EU as a single region with a view to concluding negotiations by the end of 2011. Fisheries is one of the key contentious issues for the Pacific region, and must be dealt with.
A Christchurch-based company which charters Korean fishing boats for New Zealand waters says it will cooperate with a ministerial inquiry into conditions aboard foreign fishing boats.
A politically divisive fishing pact between Morocco and the European Union has been costing Europe millions of euros a year and could deplete Morocco’s fish stocks, according to a report.
Spain’s tuna canning industry is feeling under attack by Papua New Guinea’s privileged access to the European Union market. Spain is consequently engaging in a smear campaign against the tariff-free market access of PNG and the Parties to the Nauru Agreement, a fisheries industry consultative meeting was told this week.
La firma de un Tratado de libre Comercio entre México y Perú podría tener efectos desastrosos en el sector pesquero nacional, particularmente en las cinco principales entidades productoras mexicanas y dos de sus pesquerías más importantes la sardina y el calamar.
Thousands of small-scale fishers in Central America are fighting for survival in the face of free trade deals, transnational corporations, mega tourism projects and pollution that is harming marine life.
Significant private investments are anticipated during 2011, mainly to finance the enhancement of vessels and environmental management projects, said the Deputy Minister of Fisheries, Maria Isabel Talledo.
22-Jan-2011 FISH Update
The agreement provides for the elimination of tariffs and more flexible rules of origin for various food products from Fiji and PNG, such as fish. But the European Parliament has asked the Commission to suspend the exceptions to the rules of origin if this year proves to have "a disruptive impact" on European industry.
20-Jan-2011 European Parliament
MEPs on Wednesday gave their green light for the Council to conclude an Interim Economic Partnership Agreement with Papua New Guinea and Fiji, two countries of the Pacific Region with significant exports to the EU.
20-Jan-2011 Parlement Europeen
Les députés ont donné leur feu vert afin que le Conseil puisse conclure un accord intérimaire de partenariat économique (APE) avec la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée et les Iles Fidji, deux pays de la région du Pacifique réalisant d’importantes exportations vers l’UE.
Economic liberalisation and gender dynamics in traditional small-scale fisheries: Reflections on the proposed EU-India free trade agreement
This new report from Focus on the Global South in collaboration with Intercultural Resources explores the dynamics within traditional small scale fisheries in the context of the controversial negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and India.
Moroccan security force action against protesters in Western Sahara has boosted opposition in the EU to a treaty that would allow European fishing in waters off the territory, activists and EU lawmakers said on Tuesday.
2-Nov-2010 IPS Noticias
Acuerdos de libre comercio amenazan el sustento de los pescadores artesanales de India y la dieta de millones de personas en este país que encuentran en los productos marítimos una fuente barata de proteínas.
A series of bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) is threatening the livelihoods of India’s fishermen on the 8,000 km peninsular coastline — among the longest in the world — and the diets of millions of Indians for whom fish is a cheap source of protein.
The Early Harvest Protocol of the Partial Agreement for Bilateral Preferences negotiated with Thailand will take full effect in the first half of next year, according to Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur).
L’augmentation par le département américain au Commerce des taxes anti-dumping sur les poissons Pangasius vietnamiens viole visiblement la lettre comme l’esprit des accords de libre-échange convenus entre le Vietnam et les États-Unis, a affirmé l’Association de transformation et d’exportation des produits aquatiques du Vietnam.
Singaporean firm Oceanus, the world’s leading producer of abalone, is counting on Taiwan’s trade deal with Beijing to expand in China.
L’Union européenne, soucieuse de préserver ses ressources halieutiques en partie épuisées, tente d’imposer aux pays africains des accords qui mettent en danger leur sécurité alimentaire.
Honduran shrimp exports to the Community market are expected to increase by 15 per cent as part of the association agreement signed between the European Union and Central America.