China Overseas Fisheries Association

Name of Organization
  China Overseas Fisheries Association
Date of establishment
 August, 1992
Major purpose
 To abide by the laws, regulations and policies of the country as well as the constitution of China Fisheries Association; and under the guidance of China Fisheries Association,
1) To strengthen the self-regulation of distant water fisheries industry

2) To link up the communication with non-distant water fishing industry

3) To develop civil communication with foreign organizations etc. And thereby to contribute to promote sustainable development of the distant water fishing industry of China.
 Companies operating deep sea tuna longline fishing. (118 companies)
Main activities 
1) Coordination and management on distant water/marine fishing industry

2) Information exchange and business training

3) Exhibition, publication and network etc.