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Tuna industry a global business, requires cooperation between ASG, Dongwon says chairman

Minimum wages, purchase of an African cannery and utility costs were among several issues raised by the local news media during a press conference with Dongwon Industries and StarKist Co. leaders last week at the StarKist Samoa facility.South Korea-based Dongwon owns StarKist Co. and its local operation StarKist Samoa.Dongwon chairman Jae-chul Kim and StarKist Co. president and chief executive officer In-Soo Cho were on island last week with top officials of the two companies for a StarKist board meeting as well as meetings with Gov. Togiola Tulafono.The reason for holding the board meeting here is \to express our gratitude... to the American Samoan people for collaboration