Europe

The Icelandic fishing fleet landed more than ISK 125.1 billion (USD 1 billion, EUR 893.5 million) worth of seafood in the 12 months through August 2018, up

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There was a 20.1 percent decrease in the value of salmon sold by the United Kingdom to overseas markets in the January through September 2018 period, despite an overall 1.8 percent rise in the country’s food and drink export earnings

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Norway last month exported 276,000 metric tons (MT) of fisheries and aquaculture products worth a total NOK 9.9 billion (USD 1.2 billion, EUR 1 billion) to overseas markets. While the shipped volume was 8 percent lower than in November 2017, the value was 11 percent or NOK 990 million (USD 116.4 million, EUR 102.5 million) higher. Throughout the first 11 months of this year

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The rapid rise of sturgeon farming around the world has lowered the price of caviar and increased the popularity of the product in European markets, according to the findings of a new study.  “The Caviar Market: Production, trade and consumption in and outside the EU” report, produced by the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products (EUMOFA), confirms that the global production of sturgeon species

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A new Sustainable Fishing Partnership Agreement (SFPA) protocol agreement has been signed by the EU and Guinea Bissau. The deal comes a year after the previous protocol expired

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Delegations of the European Union, Faroe Islands, Norway, and Iceland, with the participation of Greenland as an observer, have reached an agreement on the management measures for blue whiting and Atlanto-Scandian herring in 2019

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Cliff White

The Russian Fishery Company announced it has started production on 250-gram fish finger packets intended for the domestic market

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Some 251,000 metric tons (MT) of fisheries and aquaculture products worth a total NOK 9.9 billion (USD 1.2 billion, EUR 1 billion) were exported by Norway last month. While this volume was 12 percent lower than in October 2017, the value was 10 percent or

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The value of farmed Atlantic salmon continued to increase in the third-quarter of this year thanks to strong demand, according to Marine Harvest

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The Icelandic fleet caught 1.25 million metric tons (MT) of seafood in the 12 months through September 2018, a rise of 11 percent compared with the previous 12 months. This growth was led by the country’s demersal and pelagic catches, which increased by 16 percent to 480,867 MT and seven percent to 733,240 MT, respectively. According to the latest preliminary figures issued by Statistics Iceland, cod accounted for 278,415 MT (+12 percent),… Read More