The International Seafood Trade

The rapid growth in seafood trade in the past three decades has created a truly global market for fish. Written by one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject, this book is the first to explore the structure, function and trends of this international market. It is invaluable for seafood traders, government officials and researchers, and has become the standard reference on the desks of all participants in and observers of the international fish and seafood trade.
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Seafood importers/exporters, seafood distributors, seafood wholesalers, seafood retailers or food service industries, students and academics, food researchers, public sector fisheries, aquaculture managers, environmentalists and ecologists


Book information

  • Published: July 2003
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-85573-456-2

Table of Contents

Trends in aquaculture and captive production; Trends in international seafood trade; Trade by major seafood group; Fundamental principles of international trade applied to fisheries; Price discovery; Seafood market research; Aquaculture, fisheries, and evolution of the market; Institution and measures of importance to international trade in seafood, The seafood trade and the environment.