Asia Pacific Fishery Commission
Short Name: APFIC
Full Name: Asia Pacific Fishery Commission
Purpose: fisheries
Established: 26-Feb-1948
Entered into force: 09-Nov-1948
Type: body, multi-lateral
Place where established: Baguio, Philippines
Schedule to expire:
Goals and Objectives: The objectives of the Commission are to promote full and proper utilization of living aquatic resources by the development and management of fishing and culture operations and by development of related processing and marketing activities in conformity with the objectives of its members.
Related Legislation: Formerly called the Indo-Pacific Fishery Council (IPFC) and changed to APFIC in 1976.
Internet source: #http://www.fao.org/fi/body/body.asp#apfic#
Signatories
Country Status Year
Australiaratified10-Mar-1949
Bangladeshratified17-Jul-1974
Myanmarratified07-Jan-1949
Cambodiaratified19-Jan-1951
Sri Lankaratified21-Feb-1949
Chinaratified22-Jul-1993
Franceratified30-Jun-1948
Indiaratified09-Nov-1948
Indonesiaratified23-Mar-1950
Japanratified03-Oct-1952
Korea, R. ofratified19-Jan-1950
Malaysiaratified15-Sep-1958
Nepalratified23-Mar-1978
Netherlandsratified12-Nov-1948
New Zealandratified06-Sep-1966
Pakistanratified01-Aug-1949
Philippinesratified23-Jul-1948
Viet Namratified03-Jan-1951
Thailandratified06-Oct-1948
United Kingdomratified28-Feb-1949
USA (contiguous states)ratified03-Sep-1948
Languages
Language
English
French
Document text
Species

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How to contact
Secretariat's addressDr. Veravat Hongskul Senior Fishery Officer The APFIC Secretariat FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Phra Atit Road, Bangkok 10200 Thailand
Telephone+66-2-2817844
Fax+66-2-2800445
E-MailVeravat.Hongskul@field.fao.org#mailto:Veravat.Hongskul@field.fao.org#
Home Page#http://www.fao.org/fi/body/body.asp#apfic#
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