UK shellfish makes a USD 520 million splash on EU markets

Published on
May 3, 2016

Eighty-five percent of the shellfish landed by U.K. fishermen is being exported to EU markets, achieving a combined revenue of GBP 360 million (USD 528 million, EUR 456 million) last year, according to new trade figures released by the country’s government.

Since 2012, U.K. scallop exports to France have increased by 18 percent to a record GBP 60 million (USD 88 million, EUR 76 million) in 2015, while langoustine exports to Mediterranean countries like Spain achieved a value of GBP 80 million…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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