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National Policy on Fisheries Sector

The government has set “National Policy on Fisheries Sector” as follow
i. promote all round development in the fisheries sector
ii. increase fish production for domestic consumption and share the surplus with neighboring country
iii. encourage the expansion of marine and freshwater aquaculture
iv. upgrade the socioeconomic status of the fisheries communities.

In need of institutional demand the 1954 Fisheries Law (derives 1905 Fisheries Law)
was repealed and substitute with the following laws relating to fisheries.
1. Law relating to the fishing rights of foreign fishing vessels (1989)
2. Aquaculture Fisheries Law (1989)
3. Myanmar Marine fisheries Law (1990) and
4. Freshwater Fisheries Law (1991)
5. Law amending the law relating to the fishing rights of foreign fishing vessels (1993)

6. Law amending the Myanmar Marine Fisheries Law (1993
Source: DOF
This database contains statistics on the annual production of fishery commodities and imports and exports (including re-exports) of fishery commodities by country and commodities in terms of volume and value from 1976.



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