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  1. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SEAFOOD Mauritius 02 – 03 March, 2006 Government Strategies for the Seafood Hub Presented by Mr. Daroomalingum MAUREE

  2. Strategy 1 • To maximize benefits from the fishing activities and landings of tuna fleet operating in the region • Major tuna commercial catches worldwide • Succinct Outlook

  3. Major tuna commercial catches worldwide

  4. Succinct Outlook • Value of landings ex-vessel price stands around 2 – 3 billions Euros • % of catches of SWIO from Indian Ocean catches is 30%, representing nearly 450 000 metric tonnes • Tuna fishing fleet in the SWIO • EU – 41 Purse seiners; 49 longliners • Non-EU (Mauritius) – 175 longliners • Under bilateral agreements: • Seychelles (10 Purse Seiners; 20 longliners) • Madagascar – In pipeline • Mozambique – MoU • Calling vessels at Port Louis - 727

  5. Strategy 2: An effective and efficient operating environment • Political stability • Good governance • Rule of Law • Strategic location (cross-roads to trade routes among 4 continents – Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia) • An attractive investment location • Streamlining of investment procedures (Fast Track Committee Chaired by Prime Minister) • Ensuring an excellent service to operators (One Stop Shop and Electronic Platform, Ensuring confidentiality of data) • World Class Infrastructure for seafood • Modern, Efficient and Business Friendly Port • Excellent ancillary seafood related services • Preferential Market Access

  6. Mauritius - A strategic Location for the Seafood hub

  7. The Port Louis Harbour

  8. Transshipment/Longliner

  9. MAURITIUS –A TROPICAL PARADISE WITH BUSINESS FLAIR

  10. Strategy 3: Marketing the Seafood Hub • Aggressive promotion of the Mauritian Seafood Hub on the international scene with a view to: • attracting more investors; • creating awareness about Mauritius as a seafood hub and establish contacts with global players from Europe, USA, South America, and Asia; and • ensuring that a growing sector will support an expanding and competitive range of service industries in the hub

  11. Strategy 4: Committed to observing and enforcing the decisions of relevant regional fisheries management organizations and international fisheries agreements to ensure effective conservation, management and development of aquatic resources - IOTC • CCAMLR • FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries • Agreement for the implementation of provisions of the UNCLOS relating to conservation and management of straddling fish stocks and highly migratory fish stocks • Agreement to promote compliance with international conservation and management measures by fishing vessels on the high seas • SWIOFC/SWIOFP • The DVS, the Competent Authority, ensures that all sea food processors operate in accordance with the highest international standards including EU norms and requirements • SABS

  12. Overall Strategy • Increase the present export market share of canned tuna to the Western/Northern EU from 8% to 20% and on the world market from 4% to 8% • Attract at least one additional tuna processing/canning plant • Double number of fishing vessels calling at Port Louis • Attract additional companies to carry out fish farming activities in Mauritius • Strategic partnership with processors and wholesalers in the region for the supply of high value added seafood namely prawns, crabs, lobsters • Design the brand “Made in Mauritius” to indicate to the world Seafood Consumers of our top quality seafood products.

  13. Conclusion • We have the necessary commercial, legal, institutional and enabling environment to transform Mauritius as an ideal destination for seafood activities • We are committed to meeting the ever rising market driven demand of the EU communities for tuna products and also for specific niche markets in the US and Japan.

  14. THANK YOU …Questions & Answers