PH's bangus, shrimps get world's attention
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Eight Philippine exporters racked up $211 million (P10.54 billion) worth of orders and inquiries at a trade fair in Dubai on November, according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). The Department of Agriculture, which supervises BFAR, facilitated the participation of companies, including Fisher Farms Inc., RGE Agridev Corp., Seaworld Commercial Trading Corp., Mega Fishing Corp., Philfresh Corp., Phil-Union Frozen Foods Inc., Nuevo Fresco Marine Trading Corp., and Jam Seafoods Inc., in this year’s Seafex. “The success of our exhibit in Dubai proves that strong collaborations … can help us catch the big fish,” Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said in a statement.
Domingo, R. W. (2016, December 29). PH's bangus, shrimps get world's attention. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. B4.
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Trade; Seafood; Fishery products; Canned products; Fish; Fishery economics; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Middle East and South Asia (MEASA); Department of Agriculture; Fisher Farms Inc.; RGE Agridev Corp.; Seaworld Commercial Trading Corp.; Mega Fishing Corp.; Philfresh Corp.; Phil-Union Frozen Foods Inc.; Nuevo Fresco Marine Trading Corp.; Jam Seafoods Inc.; Piñol, Emmanuel F.