ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print
International relations

China blocks Japan's proposed fishing caps on saury

Need for data on the size of stocks remains a sticking point

Japan wants international cooperation to stop its declining saury catches.

TOKYO -- A Japanese proposal to set quotas on high-seas catches of the popular Pacific saury was denied for a second straight year at a fisheries conference that concluded here Thursday.

China and Vanuatu opposed the quotas, citing the lack of up-to-date knowledge on saury stocks, Japan's Fisheries Agency said. 

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more