Indonesia suspends importing fish from Japan

09:48, March 24, 2011      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

Indonesian Fishery Minister Fadel Muhammad said on Wednesday that the government has temporarily suspended importing fish from Japan due to concern over the impact of nuclear radiation.

The minister said that Indonesia's waters were safe from possible spread of the radiation.

The decision came after the government carried out check on imported fish from Japan.

Though there has been no evidence that fish from Japan has been contaminated by the radiation, the minister said that the decision aims at convincing the Indonesian consumers.

Source: Xinhua
  Weekly review  


  • Do you have anything to say?


Special Coverage
  • Survey for 2011 NPC and CPPCC Sessions
  • Focus On China
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Spring comes to Potala Palace in Lhasa
  • Civilian casualties reported in eastern Tripoli airstrike
  • Miyagi Prefecture, Japan: quake aftermath
  • Former Ukraine president faces murder case
  • SWAT hold public open day in Shanghai
  • Citizens visite SWAT camp in Huaibei, China's Anhui
Hot Forum Dicussion