The folks in charge are not your friends, and are lying to you about basically everything, including the tuna.

“That was the ultimate subtlety: consciously to induce unconsciousness, and then, once again, to become unconscious of the act of hypnosis you had just performed. Even to understand the word “doublethink” involved the use of doublethink.”

George Orwell, from “1984”

 

 

January 5, 2017 – Tokyo, Japan – The Japanese are the biggest consumers of the torpedo-shaped bluefin tuna, and surging consumption of sushi has boosted demand, as experts warn the species could go extinct.

October 18, 2017 – Sliding Japanese market takes bite out of tuna prices

Tuna prices are down from last year likely due to the drop in the Japanese market

 

 

 

 

 

The two quotes immediately above, and the rest of the quotes below all show that the folks in charge are not your friends, and are lying to you about basically everything, including the tuna.

Prices decrease when either demand drops or supply increases. That’s why the ruse of the “sliding Japanese market” is put forth to explain the volume-driven drop in tuna prices in the pacific:

Sliding Japanese market takes bite out of tuna prices

The volume-driven drop:

“Philippine 2014 tuna export value down despite 51% hike in production

The folks in charge are not your friends, and are lying to you about basically everything, including the tuna.

 

 

 

 

January 14, 2013 – Pacific Bluefin Tuna Population Has Dropped By 96 Percent

If anything, low supplies of the fish have caused it to become a premium commodity, worth buying at extreme prices.

 

January 5, 2014 – Bluefin tuna price slumps at Japan auction – Phys.org

A giant bluefin tuna sold at a Japanese auction on Sunday for less than five percent of the record-breaking sum paid last year.

 

August 13, 2015 – Philippine 2014 tuna export value down despite 51% hike in production

 

May 17, 2016 – Vietnamese Tuna Exports to China Up 253 per cent

 

January 5, 2017 – Tokyo, Japan – The Japanese are the biggest consumers of the torpedo-shaped bluefin tuna, and surging consumption of sushi has boosted demand, as experts warn the species could go extinct.

 

September 26, 2017 – Japan to assist Sri Lanka to boost its fish exports

Minister Sato has assured that Japan will support Sri Lanka to develop the fisheries sector.

He further said that Sri Lankan Tuna is popular in Japan and that steps would be taken to strengthen the purchasing of Sushi and Sashimi from Sri Lanka.

 

October 18, 2017 – Sliding Japanese market takes bite out of tuna prices

Tuna prices are down from last year likely due to the drop in the Japanese market

 

November 9, 2017 – Tonga – Tuna exports drove the monthly increase in exports – National …

Marine Exports. The export of tuna drove the monthly increase in marine products 1 of 14.1 tonnes (6.3%) to 238.1 metric tons.

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