The 25% cut in the average value of the catches that Community fisheries catch in British waters and that the EU has given to continue having access to those Gran Sol fishing grounds for five years does not affect important species such as hake, monkfish and rooster that will keep the distribution key, like the xarda or verdel, horse mackerel and lily or blue whiting.
This is the main basis that the Minister of Fisheries Luis Planas maintains, to say that “it is a good agreement” and that he stated hours after the signing of the agreement, maintaining that “the Spanish fleet will continue its activity in British waters under conditions similar to the current ones »
Three days before the UK leaves the EU, Scotland’s salmon farmers, are demanding seafood consignments at the Channel crossings are given priority by the UK Government.
The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation, the trade body for Scotland’s salmon farmers, say it is imperative that the UK Government delivers on its commitment to prioritise perishable seafood. Channel crossings to France have been chaotic since Sunday 20th December.
The UK Department for Transport has plans to prioritise seafood and day-old chicks, allowing these products to be fast-tracked through the Channel crossing points, by-passing queues of lorries waiting to get into France.
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Relief at one end of the UK seafood and fishing spectrum – with dismay and accusations of a sell-out at the other. That is the contrasting reaction to the news on Christmas Eve that Britain had finally reached a trade deal with the EU.
The announcement was broadly welcomed (with reservations) by the Scottish Salmon Producers’ Association, whose members arguably had the most to lose under a no-deal scenario.
But the main UK fishing organisations have said they are deeply disappointed at the outcome, claiming they will only receive a fraction of what they were promised in the Leave campaign.
Author: Vince McDonagh / Fish Farmer | Read the full articlehere
Each year the Spanish Aquaculture Business Association (APROMAR) carries out a promotion campaign for its fish protected under the collective brand of “Crianza de Nuestro Mares”. In this scenario, APROMAR intends, during 2021, to continue with the development of promotional and communication measures linked to the active support of this collective brand in order to improve the degree of recognition and presence of the brand in the market. Hence, it has put out to tender the development of the campaign of said seal for this next year.
Source: iPac.acuicultura | Read the full articlehere
The Danish fleet has traditionally caught 40% of its fish and derives 30% of catch values from UK waters – and under the deal struck between the EU and the UK, the Danish industry can expect to lose heavily as quotas are transferred to the British fleet.
‘We expect fishermen to lose their livelihoods, and this will be a heavy blow to Denmark, and to North and West Jutland, where fishing plays a key role and is the lifeblood of many local communities.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskrForum | Read the full articlehere
For the first time, after months of restrictions, social distancing and virtual meetings, 46 Chilean exporters were able to interact face to face with 72 Chinese importers and representatives of 8 eCommerce channels that participated in the face-to-face business meeting organized by ProChile Beijing in within the framework of the “Here Comes Chile” campaign.
Local attendees had the opportunity to learn about the different products of the more than 30 Chilean brands present at the event, in addition to being able to enjoy delicious preparations made in a cooking show with seafood.
6.8 magnitude earthquake 140km west of the town of Corral, about 150 miles away from salmon city Puerto Montt.
A quake recorded off the coast of Los Lagos in the south of Chile was recorded on Sunday night at 21:39 (CLT).
The National Emergency Office of the Ministry of interior and public security (ONEMI) reported that a medium-intensity earthquake in the regions of Biobío, La Araucanía, Los Ríos and Los Lagos, home to many salmon farming sites and processors.
To date, the body said that the characteristics of the earthquake does not meet the necessary conditions to generate a tsunami off the coast of Chile.
Source: SalmonBusiness | Read the full articlehere
“I would like to congratulate the UK and the EU for reaching an agreement on their future relationship. This is good news for the UK, the EU and Norway. An agreement will provide greater predictability for everyone, including Norway. " Prime Minister Erna Solberg congratulated the parties and the Oslo government recalled that the country is well equipped to deal with a new situation that will also have implications for Norwegian companies and citizens.
For her part, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ine Eriksen Søreide, explained that "throughout this process, our objective has been to preserve as much as possible the excellent collaboration and the conditions that we currently enjoy in our cooperation with the United Kingdom.
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The Secretary for Malvinas, Antarctica and the South Atlantic of the Foreign Ministry, Daniel Filmus, accompanied by the Undersecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Nation, Carlos Liberman, held a working meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic People of China in Argentina, Zou Xiaoli, in order to review the bilateral ocean and fisheries policy agenda.
Ambassador Zou reiterated his country's firm support for Argentina's position on the Question of the Malvinas Islands. On his part, Ambassador Filmus thanked the invariable Chinese support and reaffirmed our country's attachment to the one-China policy.
Secretary Filmus and Ambassador ZOU Xiaoli discussed the importance of achieving synergies in the bilateral relationship on oceanic and Antarctic issues through the generation of a permanent dialogue instance, which could be through the creation of a new Subcommittee within the framework of the "Memorandum of Understanding for the Establishment of the Permanent Binational Commission between the Government of the Argentine Republic and the Government of the People's Republic of China." The need for dialogue and coordination to combat illegal fishing and to work towards the conservation of resources was emphasized.
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