China’s shift towards an increasingly Western pattern of seafood production and consumption – one that relies on imports from countries with greater natural capital per capita – appears to be gaining momentum.
For decades China has been the world’s largest exporter of seafood but, in the space of 12 months – following a 30 percent rise in imports – it has become a net importer, heralding a genuinely pivotal moment in the seafood sphere.
Shrimp farmers in Indonesia are grappling with a range of challenges, including declining prices, rising production costs and disease outbreaks. Despite these hurdles, they remain committed to their work and are open to adopting new technology to help them sus…
A new edition of Rabobank’s World Seafood Map shows 55 trade flows that are each valued at over $400 million per year and an additional 19 trade flows that are valued at over $200 million, illustrating the international nature and diversity of seafood trade.
James de la Fargue has been CEO of Lake Harvest – one of Africa’s largest tilapia producers – since 2016. Despite downscaling production, the changes he has implemented have enabled the company to attract new investors and confirm its place close to the top of…
José Antonio Camposano, executive president of Ecuador’s national chamber of aquaculture (CNA), provides the country’s latest shrimp production figures, thoughts on sustainability and reflections on the chamber’s new partnership with The Fish Site.
Indonesia’s aquafeed producers – be they industrial players or farmers who produce feed independently – are increasingly looking towards the use of local and sustainable alternatives to fish meal and soy.
Jon Parker, development lead for Aquaculture Industry Wales (AIW), explains how the organisation - which is backed by a growing number of startups - aims to improve the industry’s reputation among the public and politicians, in order to generate much needed gr…
Indonesia’s eel farming industry has huge potential – as long as all stakeholders can make a supportive ecosystem – according to Angga Kurniawan, general manager of one of the country’s pioneering eel farms.
According to Jeff Cheng, recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) don’t need to be used for high value species or purely by large corporations, but are well within the grasp of relatively small aquaculture players, producing a wide range of species.