European seafood imports increasing USD 1.1 billion per year, consumption grows

Published on
June 16, 2016

The EU’s rising demand for seafood products has seen the bloc’s imports increase at an average rate of EUR 1 billion (USD 1.1 billion) per year for the last six years, according to the latest statistics from the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products (EUMOFA).

Last year, EU seafood imports from third-countries amounted to EUR 22.3 billion (USD 25.1 billion), which represented an increase of 6 percent or EUR 1.3 billion (USD 1.5 billion) compared to 2014. With imp…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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