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PFDA Weekly Briefer for Weekly Fish Unloading from April 12 to 18, 2021 and Volume of Fish Sold at isDA ON THE GO as of April 18, 2021

Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) Regional Fish Ports (RFPs) have unloaded 11,448.09 metric tons (MT) of fish supply to all their consumers during the April 12 to 18, 2021 period, a 10.61% decline from last week’s volume based on a two-week comparative weekly report from the Operations Services Department (OSD).

Amid the decline, several fish ports managed to significantly increase their volume. PFDA – Iloilo Fish Port Complex (PFDA-IFPC) increased its weekly unloading to 551.25 MT (41.88%). Meanwhile, PFDA – Lucena Fish Port Complex (PFDA-LFPC) shoots up to 443.49 MT (22.77%).

Also, PFDA – Bulan Fish Port Complex (PFDA-BFPC) slightly improved its weekly volume and recorded 843.63 MT (0.89%) of unloaded fish supply. 

PFDA – General Santos Fish Port Complex (PFDA-GSFPC) may have stumbled a bit this week but still registered a significant amount of 5,315.20 MT.

On the other hand, PFDA - Navotas Fish Port Complex (PFDA-NFPC) has experienced a 5.74% tilt but managed to unload 4,217.22 MT of fish.

PFDA - Sual Fish Port (PFDA-SFP) also resumed its unloading activities and has recorded 7 MT this week.

Despite facing a slight setback in this week’s unloading volume in RFPs, PFDA continues to deliver fresh-frozen, quality, and budget-friendly fish supply and other fishery products to its consumers within Metro Manila and selected areas in Luzon through the isDA ON THE GO (iOTG) Project. 

As of April 18, 2021, the iOTG initiative has already sold a total of 105,255.97 kilograms of affordable fish supply and has served more than 373,778 families.

(Report by Mark Angelo N. Perez and infographic by Paul Vincent Del Rosario - Public Information Division) feed

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