Chinese fishing boats band together to thwart an attempt by South Korean coastguard ships to stop their alleged illegal fishing off the coast of South Korea. Photo: AFP
Chinese fishing boats band together to thwart an attempt by South Korean coastguard ships to stop their alleged illegal fishing off the coast of South Korea. Photo: AFP
Diplomacy

China to limit squid fishing fleet over environmental concerns

  • Number of vessels at sea to be capped under new rules announced by agriculture ministry
  • Chinese boats account for up to 70 per cent of global squid catch and have been sanctioned and criticised for their conduct in international waters

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Chinese fishing boats band together to thwart an attempt by South Korean coastguard ships to stop their alleged illegal fishing off the coast of South Korea. Photo: AFP
Chinese fishing boats band together to thwart an attempt by South Korean coastguard ships to stop their alleged illegal fishing off the coast of South Korea. Photo: AFP
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