BIM presents new strategy to boost seafood industry competitiveness
Minister Michael Creed welcomed the new BIM startegy. (Photo: Rastislav Polak/CC0 1.0)
(REPUBLIC OF IRELAND, 5/12/2018)
The agency responsible for the development of the Irish seafood sector, Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), has developed a new strategy aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of the Irish seafood sector to capitalise on the growing demand for seafood, both domestically and internationally.
The new 'strategy statement enabling sustainable growth for the 2018-2020 period' is intended to deliver on the development objectives of Food Wise 2025 and the sustainability objectives of the Common Fisheries Policy.
“I welcome the publication of this strategy document and its focus on delivering growth in Ireland’s seafood sector which currently contributes EUR 1.15 billion to Ireland’s GDP and supports more than 14,000 jobs mainly across Ireland’s coastal communities,” commented the Minister f...