Iceland’s aquaculture industry to see steady growth over the next five years

Published on
May 4, 2017

While fishing is one of Iceland’s most important industries, directly contributing more than 8 percent of GDP, or 25 percent if the indirect effects of the ocean cluster are taken into account, the country is also home to an aspiring aquaculture sector with the recently reintroduced farming of Atlantic salmon leading the current charge.

“It is a small industry but it’s growing,” said Einar Gudfinnsson, chairman of the Icelandic Aquaculture Association (IAA)…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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