Export of tuna as whole fish, frozen loins and canned meat is an important export industry for Solomon Islands (SI), with export returns of SBD366 million (AUD 60 million) in 2015. The largest destination market is the EU, with other markets including Melanesian Pacific Island countries (PNG, Vanuatu, Fiji) and Japan. PHAMA has focused support on ensuring that the pathway for tuna exports to the EU is kept open in the face of strict EU standards. PHAMA also supports seafood industries in Fiji, PNG and Tonga.
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