The Japanese market for seafood - Globefish Research Programme - Volume 117

Year published: 2014

The objective of this report is to provide an overview of the Japanese fishery sector. The first chapter gives a brief overview of basic properties of the nation: geographic situation, population and economic situation. The second chapter describes developments in the domestic production sector over the last 30 years, as well as the status of the fishing fleet and workforce. Despite a significant fall in domestic production since the 1980s, Japan is still among the top ten of the world’s fishery producers.

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