Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute has been diving into the effects of COVID-19 on the seafood industry for a while now.

Mainly, it’s been using interviews, anecdotal evidence and market research to compile briefings about how fishermen and other industry stakeholders have fared.

Now, the association is looking for more quantitative data about the effects of the pandemic. It’s sending out two surveys — one for fishermen and one for processors.

Tariffs hurting Alaska seafood exports

Feb 27, 2019
Redoubt Reporter

 

Tariffs put in place by the Trump administration on Alaska seafood bound for China have had a sizeable effect. Jeremy Woodrow, the interim executive director of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute updated the House fisheries committee on that issue Tuesday.