Tag: trade

Legislation would boost economic ties with Iceland

Disclaimer: Rachel Kallander is the owner and publisher of The Cordova Times. Legislation introduced by Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Angus Kong, I-Maine, as The...

Trade war, COVID and now Ukraine invasion eat into Alaska seafood...

First a trade war, then a battle against an infectious virus and now a real war are all affecting Alaska seafood exports. Shipments to China fell from as high as 30% of Alaska’s total seafood export value in the 2010s to 20% in 2020. “The U.S.-China trade war has displaced $500 million of Alaska seafood,” Jeremy Woodrow, executive director of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, told legislators last week.

Fish Factor: Lawmakers push to get tough on trade policies

Seafood is Alaska’s biggest export by far and lawmakers are getting tough on trade policies that unfairly trounce global sales.

Price of fish has big impact on Alaska economy

Why should every Alaskan budget watcher care about the price of fish?Because when the price at the docks goes up by just one penny,...

ComFish Alaska marks its 40th year

Alaska’s seafood industry is gathered in Kodiak March 27-30, for the 40th year running, to talk all things fish, from state and federal legislation...

Tariff war takes bite out of Alaska seafood market share

So, how’s that trade war with China going?Up until last July, when the Trump Administration slapped a 25 percent tax on nearly all U.S. seafood imports...

ASMI reports to House Fisheries Committee

In its update to the Alaska House Fisheries Committee, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute had good news about Asian market sales and the appeal...

Centuries of tradition: Wild salmon subsistence and trade supports First People...

Before western contact, the first people who lived along Prince William Sound and on the Copper River Delta in and around villages included Eyak...

Fish Factor: China’s new tariff on seafood raises concerns

Shockwaves rocked the Alaska seafood industry when China announced on June 15 that it will add an additional 25 percent tariff on seafood imports...

Fish processors join China trade mission

Five seafood processors, including Copper River Seafoods, are part of a delegation of 26 businesses, led by Gov. Bill Walker, heading for China May...
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