Kuala Muda fishermen in a fix with fish aplenty but nobody buying


Zaim Ibrahim

Kuala Muda fishermen could easily make a profit of RM300 per trip before the MCO but, even with the same size catch, can now barely make more than RM150. – The Malaysian Insight pic, July 26, 2020.

KUALA Muda fishermen in Kedah have seen their earnings halved as many markets remain closed, despite the relaxation of restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19.

This has led to a drop in demand from middlemen who buy their catch, while those buying are also demanding lower prices.


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