FDO shines at Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo Russia 2023

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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FDO at Global Fishery Forum
Officials during the expo.

Fisheries Development Oman (FDO) has just returned from its successful participation in the sixth Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo Russia, held from September 27 to 29, 2023, in St. Petersburg, Russia.

FDO is the investment arm of the Oman Investment Authority (OIA) in the fisheries sector. This event helped FDO, draw substantial attention from attendees who were enthralled by the diverse array of products and enticing investment prospects within Oman’s thriving fisheries domain.

Fisheries Development Oman’s presentation of its high-quality offerings reinforced its stature as a pivotal contributor to the global fisheries industry.

The Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo Russia attracted over 100,000 visitors and witnessed active participation from more than 400 companies, alongside the contributions of 139 esteemed speakers, creating a convergence of industry luminaries, traders, and retailers.

The visitors to FDO’s exhibition stand were impressed by the multifaceted investment avenues Oman’s fisheries sector offers. FDO placed particular emphasis on its unwavering commitment to sustainable fishing practices, which underpin the long-term viability and preservation of Oman’s abundant marine resources. The exhibition of cutting-edge aquaculture technologies and infrastructure further underscored FDO’s dedication to enhancing productivity and maintaining exemplary standards along the value-added chain.

Fisheries Development Oman presented its extensive portfolio throughout the exhibition, encompassing fresh and frozen fish, value-added seafood products, state-of-the-art fish processing facilities, aquaculture technologies, and sustainable fishing practices. This comprehensive showcase reaffirmed FDO’s position as a prominent entity within the global fisheries arena.

FDO’s active participation in the Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo Russia 2023 reflects the government’s commitment to diversifying Oman’s economy and harnessing the vast potential of its fisheries sector. Oman’s strategic location, conducive business environment, and abundant natural resources make it an appealing destination for both local and international investors seeking growth opportunities in the aquaculture industry.

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