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Peru slashes anchovy quota by 68%; fish meal prices forecasted to soar

Sunday, November 4th 2012 - 06:31 UTC
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Peru slashed its commercial fishing quota as warmer water temperatures and controversial practices deplete stocks of anchovy in one of the world’s richest fisheries. The government cut its quota for this summer’s anchovy season by 68% to 810.000 tons, the smallest allowance in 25 years. Read full article

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  • British_Kirchnerist

    A good approach it seems. Of course Peru doesn't have to worry about territorial disputes and militarisation in its waters...

    Nov 04th, 2012 - 04:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Chilean perspective

    Oh Peru, what a pleasant suprise the Ollanta Humala admin has been, and this has been another quick well thought out reaction to a serious issue. Keep it up Peru high growth, low inflation with a structural fiscal balance, that's the name of the game.

    Nov 04th, 2012 - 09:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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