• Michiko Iizuka
  • Akio Hosono
  • Jorge Katz


The Chilean salmon industry accounts for around one third of salmon production in the world, and is, along with Norway, one of the two largest producers of salmon (SalmonChile 2008). For a country which is still very much dependent upon copper exports, exports of salmon currently provide a significant proportion of Chilean export revenue (5 %). The fish is an exotic species to Chile, and the miraculous speed in which the country became a top exporter was thus achieved through intensive learning efforts in collaboration with various stakeholders, beginning as early as the 1960s.


Salmon Farming Capture Fishery Infectious Salmon Anaemia Salmon Industry Copper Export 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Center for Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT)United Nations UniversityMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute (JICA-RI)TokyoJapan
  3. 3.University of ChileSantiagoChile

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