• Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    Thai Union in multipronged approach 
    THAI UNION GROUP, a world leader in seafood, is exploring new emerging markets to expand its business and investment, in order to enhance competitiveness.
  • Tue, 16 May 2017 01:00
    Seafood exporters slam red tape
    THE VIETNAMESE government will likely ease the requirement for seafood enterprises to submit declarations of conformity with food safety regulations, officials said at a conference on Saturday.
  • Sat, 18 Feb 2017 01:00
    VN exporters ask Japan to remove tuna import duty
    THE VIETNAM Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has submitted a proposal to the government to renegotiate the high import duty on Vietnamese tuna products in Japan.
  • Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:30
    Migrants petition Thai seafood giant on wages
    More than 2,000 migrant workers at a major Thai seafood exporter called Monday for higher wages and better working conditions, a rare stand in a country where foreigners are banned from forming trade unions.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 11 Jul 2016 01:00
    Seafood export gains ‘next year’
    THE benefits from the improved ranking in the United States’ Trafficking in Persons Report or the European Union decision to maintain its ‘yellow card’ would accrue from 2017 onwards, according to TMB Analytics.
  • Tue, 05 Jul 2016 01:00
    Fishery sees stronger seafood exports
    WITH EASING tension over labour issues in Thailand, the fishery industry expects exports of seafood products to grow by 2-3 per cent this year after a slight drop in the first half.
  • Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:01
    Upgrade in TIP report would boost seafood exports
    Thailand's seafood exports to the United States tend to rise if the Kingdom's ranking in the Trafficking in Persons report is upgraded to Tier 2, said an economist of Maybank Kim Eng Securities.
  • Tue, 17 May 2016 01:00
    VN suppliers protest Big C’s demands
    The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers has asked the supermarket chain Big C to refrain from asking for higher discount rates from Vietnamese suppliers, and has recommended a maximum rate of 15 per cent.
  • Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:15
    VN seafood producers accelerate to take advantage of TPP
    HANOI - Economists forecast that seafood exports from Vietnam to the United States (US), Japan and other members in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) block will rise after February 4, 2016.
  • Wed, 23 Dec 2015 01:00
    EU teams will check 101 locations for labour abuses in fisheries sector, government warns
    THE EUROPEAN Union is threatening to issue a “red card” to Thai seafood exports if the country fails to seriously fight against labour abuses in the fisheries sector.
  • Mon, 21 Dec 2015 14:45
    Thai seafood exports not affected by slavery reports - government
    Thailand said on Monday seafood exports to the United States, Europe and Australia have not been hit by reports of slavery and forced labour by campaign groups and media.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 03 Nov 2015 01:00
    Fishing boats checked in Samut Sakhon
    THE authorities have continued efforts to fight illegal, unreported and |unregulated (IUU) fishing, as the European Union prepares to review its stance towards Thai seafood exports next month.
  • Wed, 06 May 2015 01:00
    Fishing industry selling new image to Europe to counter IUU threat
    DEPUTY COMMERCE Minister Apiradi Tantraporn will lead a delegation of Thai seafood exporters to Germany, France and the United Kingdom later this month to showcase the government's progress in solving chronic problems in the fisheries industry.
  • Thu, 23 Apr 2015 01:00
    Progress made on illegal fishing
    THE THAI government's efforts to tackle illegal fishing in a bid to avoid trade sanctions from the European Union have not all been in the right direction, said a senior executive of a leading Thai seafood exporter.
  • Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:00
    Frozen-seafood exports to surge
    With expectations of a higher supply of shrimp, frozen-seafood exporters foresee a brighter year, with the value of shipments rising by 20 per cent to Bt130 billion.
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