Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) Regional Fish Ports (RFP) have recorded a 19.70% climb in monthly fish unloading after delivering 58,132.09 metric tons (MT) of fish in June 2022, the highest record for the year.
According to the PFDA Modified Integrated Corporate Reporting System (MICRS), the PFDA – General Santos Fish Port Complex (PFDA-GSFPC) maintains its positive streak after unloading 33,109.02 MT of fish (30.91% increase), equating to more than half of this month’s volume.
Moreover, the PFDA – Lucena Fish Port Complex has also been persistent in its monthly unloading after registering another rise in fish volume. The South Luzon port has recorded 2,280.69 MT of fish, equivalent to a 19.54% increase.
Meanwhile, the PFDA – Navotas Fish Port Complex (PFDA-NFPC) has recovered from months of decline after recording 17,605.21 MT of fish, a 14.16% increase.
In addition, the PFDA – Sual Fish Port (PFDA-SFP) registered a whopping 242.18% increase after the port tripled its monthly unloading volume to 384.20 MT.
Furthermore, the PFDA – Iloilo Fish Port Complex (PFDA-IFPC) had slightly stumbled in June, but still supplied 2,162.93 MT of fishery products to its consumers.
Despite the closed fishing season in Davao Gulf, the PFDA – Davao Fish Port Complex (PFDA-DFPC) continues its operations and delivers an adequate volume of fish to its consumers at 350.50 MT.
The PFDA – Bulan Fish Port Complex (PFDA-BFPC) and PFDA – Zamboanga Fish Port Complex (PFDA-ZFPC) experienced a slight dip during this period. Nevertheless, the ports delivered 1,298.33 MT and 941.22 MT of fish, respectively.
(Mark Angelo N. Perez – Public Information Division)