Chinese fishing vessels leaving a port in Shishi, Fujian province. China has the world’s largest industrial fishing fleet. Photo: Kyodo Chinese fishing vessels leaving a port in Shishi, Fujian province. China has the world’s largest industrial fishing fleet. Photo: Kyodo
Chinese fishing vessels leaving a port in Shishi, Fujian province. China has the world’s largest industrial fishing fleet. Photo: Kyodo
Kristen Hopewell
Opinion

Opinion

Kristen Hopewell

China has a golden opportunity to show global leadership, with a WTO fisheries deal

  • China is a fishing superpower. If Beijing is truly committed to a rules-based multilateral trading system, it must show leadership in securing a meaningful WTO agreement to tackle global fishing subsidies and curb overfishing

Chinese fishing vessels leaving a port in Shishi, Fujian province. China has the world’s largest industrial fishing fleet. Photo: Kyodo Chinese fishing vessels leaving a port in Shishi, Fujian province. China has the world’s largest industrial fishing fleet. Photo: Kyodo
Chinese fishing vessels leaving a port in Shishi, Fujian province. China has the world’s largest industrial fishing fleet. Photo: Kyodo
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