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Market Information


Production Trends

Aquaculture in the Philippines is carried out in diverse ecosystems (freshwater, brackish water and marine) using various culture systems with different degrees of intensification. Most production comes from the farming of seaweed, with milkfish and tilapia the most important fish species.

Philippines Aquaculture Volume of Production by Species


Philippines Total Fish Production Quantity by Sector 2014


Philippines Total Fish Production Value by Sector 2014


Value of Philippines Fish Production by Sector 2006 - 2014


Volume of Philippines Fish Production by Sector 2006 - 2014



Regional & Global Significance

Based on 2013 FAO data the Philippines:

Ranked 7th among the top fish producing countries in the world with its total production of 4.7 million tonnes of fish, crustaceans, mollusks, and aquatic plants (including seaweed).

Production of 0.815 million tonnes aquaculture production of fish, crustaceans and mollusks ranked 11th in the world.

The world's 3rd largest producer of aquatic plants (including seaweed) having produced a total of 1.56 million tonnes.

ASEAN Fisheries Production by Capture & Aquaculture 2013



Outlook & Potential

Targets of the 2016 - 2020 Comprehensive National Fisheries Industry Development Plan (CNFIDP) include:

1% annual growth in municipal captured fish with consideration of proper management interventions.

5% annual growth in commercial captured fish in new fishing grounds or with positive management interventions.

Increase in aquaculture production for key species (milkfish 4%, tilapia 6%, shrimp 10%).

Reduction of post-harvest losses from 25% to 15% in 5 years and 100% compliance of facilities to hygiene and sanitation.

Increase the value and volume of traded fish and fishery products for domestic and export.

Visitor Pre-registration
 26 - 28 June 2019 | World Trade Center Metro Manila, Pasay City | PHILIPPINES
Philippines' International Aquaculture and Fisheries and Seafood Industry Event
UBM Asia - organiser of the Livestock event in Malaysia "Livestock Asia", Vietnam "Vietstock", Philippines "Livestock Philippines" - is honored to play a role in linking and creating business networking opportunities for public and private organizations. We are proud to present these important developments to the ASEAN Livestock industry to be the hub of Livestock production to feed the world.