EU consumption falling as continent grows more dependent on seafood imports

Published on
October 3, 2022
The San Pauli Hamburg fish market in Germany.

COVID-related supply chain disruptions and the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union led member-states to become more dependent on products from third countries to meet the market’s demand for seafood in 2021, finds the new “Finfish Study 2022,” compiled by the E.U. Fish Processors and Traders Association (AIPCE-CEP).

The association’s analysis also determines that the trend has continued into 2022, amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

According to AIPCE-CEP, E.U. consumers had…

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Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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