The development of the industry in the interests of Primorye: XIII international fishery Congress started its work
XIII international fishery Congress started its work today in Vladivostok, October 4, with a plenary session in which participants jointly answered the question: “What should be the main goal of the domestic fishing industry in the coming 15-year period?” At the end of the discussion the participants came to the conclusion that the development of fisheries should be linked to the interests of the state and the citizens of the Russian Federation.
In the plenary session of the Congress took part the acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako, the Deputy head of the Federal Agency for fishery Peter Savchuk, the Deputy head of Rosselkhoznadzor Nikolai Vlasov.
Presentations were also made by Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and state construction Yelena Afanasyeva, a member of the Public chamber of the Russian Federation Evgenia Uvarkina, representatives of sectoral business associations the far East and North basins of fishery, industrial science.
The tone of the discussion was set by the head of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako, who drew the attention of representatives of the fishing community that some difficulties in the dialogue of regulators, industry and business caused by the exclusion from this dialogue of society and its interests.
Industry living, working, fishermen receive a good salary. But as the population feels a connection with the fishermen? Where’s the bow, where this relationship? How does it affect the price of fish? — asked Oleg Kozhemyako, pointing out that today the national fishery resources are inaccessible for the average consumer.
On the proposal of the head of the region, namely industry-specific business associations should take care that 10-15% of catches were reported on the Russian coast and provided the domestic market at affordable prices. And in this socially responsible approach, the society will support fishermen in their sometimes difficult relationship with state bodies-regulators.
The acting Governor of Primorye also touched upon the problematic issues associated with the operation of state-owned berths in the ports of the region. At the suggestion Kozhemyako, the authorities of constituent entities should have the opportunity to participate in the relationship of the owner of the GTS, their operator FSUE “Natsrybresurs” and entrepreneurs-tenants to protect the interests of their regions, especially in terms of providing the population with fish products.
Also Kozhemyako urged the competent state bodies to strengthen protection of the exclusive economic zone of the Russian Federation in the far Eastern seas of the encroachments of foreign poachers, Recalling recent developments in identifying the scale of illegal fishing, fishermen Korea in Russian waters.
At the end of his speech, the acting Governor of Primorye addressed the participants of the Congress with the recommendation to pay special attention to the review raised issues and concerns.
Deputy head of the Agency Peter Savchuk also noted that a new stage of development of the fishing industry should aim first and foremost the interests of the country.
Fish resources are a national heritage. And the state has the right to ask how those resources are used. This is a reality that will continue to develop the fishing industry — said Savchuk.
Member of Council of Federation Elena Afanasieva, the author of the bill in the introduction of a 15-year moratorium on change “historical principle” allocation of rights of access to fisheries resources proposed to improve the quality of discussion which is conducted today around the proposals of the FAS in transition to the auction system of quota allocation.
— All parties in this debate operate their own, different facts and figures. It is necessary to reduce these data so they can make truly informed decisions, the Senator said.
Member of the Public chamber of the Russian Federation Evgenia Uvarkina expressed the view that more promising for the development of the industry and safeguarding the interests of the state and society will not be scrapping well-established distribution mechanisms access to resources and flexible fiscal policy.
Auctions inconsistent set before the sector goals stated Uvarkina. — It could hit investment in the industry. On the contrary, the rate of fees ha the use of aquatic biological resources, 80% of which goes to the regional budgets — that’s a real development tool.
In his speech, the Deputy head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Nikolay Vlasov informed the Congress participants about the results of the introduction into circulation of fish products of the system of electronic veterinary certification. According to the speaker, this system has contributed to the fact that the turnover of products was to go with fewer violations.
Also the Deputy head RSHN told about work on creation of system of veterinary certification of cargo ships and the problems of regulation of the aquaculture industry.
Sergei Nesvetov, Executive Director of NP “North-West fishing consortium” was shared with participants of the plenary session of the Congress experience of fishermen Arkhangelsk region, which has for many years performed the agreement with the authorities of the region on normalized deliveries of catches to the Russian coast.
President of the Association of Primorye fishing industry companies Georgy Martynov, in his introduction, considered how the fishing enterprises are able to achieve their government target in the current regulatory and regulatory conditions. The speaker also stressed that in the process of goal setting for fishermen, the authorities should clearly define priorities.
— It is necessary to define strategic goals and objectives of the fisheries sector. What of them the main? The decision of questions of occupational safety? The content of the budget by all means available? To be a donor for the development of related industries Or yet to be an equal component of the economy of the country? Fishermen can perform any of these tasks, but not all at the same time, reminded Martynov.
Ended with a plenary session with exchange of views and comments voiced during the discussion, proposals and issues.
Recall that the international fishery Congress (MD) is a recognized platform of communication with the participation of the fishing business of the Russian Federation, public bodies, industry regulators and representatives of foreign countries play a significant role in world fisheries. To participate in the XIII MKR claimed more than 500 participants, representing 10 countries and 13 regions of the Russian Federation. The main provisions of the final resolutions of the MCR is largely disregarded in the formation of state policy in the field of fisheries, protection of water bioresources, shipbuilding, shipping, coastal infrastructure development.
After the plenary meeting the work of the Congress, on 4 and 5 October will continue with a panel discussion on innovations in the fishing industry, export development and aquaculture. The full list of participants and programme of the XIII International Congress of fishermen can be found on the website — http://fish-forum.pro.
The organizer of the International fishery Congress is the administration of Primorsky Krai. Co-organizers and partners of the Congress – the Federal Agency for fishery (Rosrybolovstvo) and the largest fishing associations and business associations Russia: all-Russian Association of fishery managers (VARPE), the Association of fishery enterprises of Primorye, the Association of miners crab Far East, the Association of Pollock, far Eastern Association “Aquaculture”, far Eastern enterprises Union of mariculture. The operator of the XIII International Congress of fishermen – “Center of reputational technologies.”
According to the materials: fish-forum.pro