From 11 to 15 September 2023, in Bergen, Norway, 43 Members of FAO and 19 observers from intergovernmental and international non-governmental organizations participated in the 19th Session of the Sub-Committee on Fish Trade (COFI:FT) of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) of FAO. Global trends affecting the industry, trade and production possibilities, and cooperation between FAO and other international organizations were among the many trade and market topics the Sub-Committee considered. Market access, food safety and quality, traceability and catch documentation schemes (CDS), small-scale fisheries (SSF), the economic impacts of illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, biodiversity conservation strategies, and trade agreements were discussed.