The information in this 2-slide bite has been distilled from the document of the United Nations conference which was held in Hot Springs, Virginia, USA during the period May 18 – June 3, 1943. Fish trade has been focused upon in the bite especially in related to salted fish. The prices of salted fish in relation to World War II has been addressed in the bite including actions taken by producing countries (e.g. subsidies). The outlook of fresh and frozen fish trade in relation to the development of cooling and freezing systems during storage and transport has been also addressed.