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KKP seeks to strengthen the competitiveness of tuna fish commodities in Indonesia

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Published Dec 4, 2023

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The Indonesian Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries has declared 2024 as the Year of Tuna to strengthen the competitiveness of tuna in global and domestic markets. Indonesia is a major force in the world's tuna fisheries, with increasing production rates in recent years. The declaration aims to promote the pride and consumption of tuna among the Indonesian public and encourage consistent branding of Indonesian tuna in both markets.
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Reporter: Noverius Laoli | Editor: Noverius Laoli KONTAN.CO.ID - JAKARTA. The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) stated that the declaration of Tuna Year 2024 is a form of the government's commitment to strengthening the competitiveness of tuna commodities in global and domestic markets. Director General of Strengthening the Competitiveness of Maritime and Fishery Products (PDSPKP) KKP Budi Sulistiyo explained that Indonesia is an important force in the world's tuna fisheries. According to him, in 2017 tuna (Thunnus, True Tuna) production reached 229,481 tons. Then tuna production rose to 281,565 tonnes in 2018. Then in 2019 tuna production rose again to 296,417 tonnes and 323,477 tonnes in 2020 and 343,393 tonnes in 2021. "In the 2017-2021 period, Indonesia will not move to number one in global tuna production," said Budi in a written statement, as quoted on Sunday (3/12/2023). Budi added that Indonesia's comparison with the second largest country in the world is ...
Source: Kontan
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