|PFDA Weekly Briefer for Weekly Fish Unloading from March 15 to 21, 2021|
In comparison from last week’s fish unloading, Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) posted a 14.13 percent growth in the volume of unloaded fish supply, equivalent to 13,528.63 metric tons (MT), from all its Regional Fish Ports (RFPs) during the March 15-21, 2021 period.
Based on the weekly report from the Operations Services Department (OSD), the Iloilo Fish Port Complex (PFDA-IFPC) and Bulan Fish Port Complex (PFDA-BFPC) netted the highest weekly fish unloading record with 90.94% (1,781.11 MT) and 40.13% (582.23 MT), respectively.
On the other hand, Zamboanga Fish Port Complex (PFDA-ZFPC) regained its unloading volume with a 56.08% (103.25 MT) increase.
Meanwhile, Davao Fish Port Complex (PFDA-DFPC) came around from a negative percentage and logged a 502.16% (26.44 MT) rise.
In addition, General Santos Fish Port Complex (PFDA-GSFPC) is only 1.88% shy to regain increasing trend but still recorded a significant volume of 4,870.99 MT.
Moreover, Navotas Fish Port Complex (PFDA-NFPC) showed consistent increase in unloading supply with 12.35% (5,719.11 MT).
So far, PFDA has unloaded a total of 564,965.69 MT of fish since the implementation of the community quarantine in March 2020.
(Report by Mark Angelo N. Perez and infographic by Paul Vincent Del Rosario - Public Information Division)