Global supply chain, fish catch woes threaten DA’s ‘galunggong’ import plan | Cai Ordinario and Jasper Y. Arcalas

, Global supply chain, fish catch woes threaten DA’s ‘galunggong’ import plan | Cai Ordinario and Jasper Y. Arcalas, TheCircularEconomy.comThe high freight costs due to global shipping problems coupled by the lower supply from exporting countries may derail the country’s 60,000-metric ton (MT) small pelagic fish importation, industry players said.

Industry players warned that the approved import volume may not be maximized since prevailing landed cost for small pelagic fish like galunggong is now ranging from P90 per kilogram to P100 per kilogram, higher than the government’s required wholesale price of P88 per kilogram.

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