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Indonesia: Minister explores fishery product processing cooperation with Japan

Published Aug 2, 2023

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The Minister of Cooperatives and Small Medium Enterprises in Indonesia, Teten Masduki, is exploring potential cooperation with Japan in fishery product processing. The aim is to improve the quality and variety of processed seafood products through technological collaboration. Masduki also highlighted the potential for Indonesia to cooperate with Japan in the eel industry, as eel production centers in Indonesia have large production capacities but have not been able to fully meet the significant foreign demand.
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Jakarta (ANTARA) - Minister of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Teten Masduki, is exploring the potential for cooperation in fishery product processing with Japan after visiting Japan's largest fishing company, Marusen Suisan. "We are exploring the possibility of technological collaboration to improve the quality and variety of processed seafood products, such as seafood sauces and selected fish," he said in a statement received on Tuesday. According to Masduki, captured fisheries production in Indonesia grew by 2.23 percent for marine fisheries and 2.71 percent for inland waters in 2020. Additionally, he was informed that the export value and volume of Indonesian fishery products in 2022 reached US$6.24 billion and 1.22 million tons, respectively. "This partnership can generate mutual benefits, utilizing each other's expertise, and create innovative and market-friendly products," the minister remarked. He further stated that the purpose of his ...
Source: Antaranews
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