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Meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Council for Community Affairs

Galicia transfers to the State the need to avoid tariff problems in the US and Brexit proposal

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Wednesday, October 09, 2019, 20:00 (GMT + 9)

  • The Galician Minister of Marine Affairs emphasizes that Galician exports of fresh and processed seafood to the US market generate around EUR 40 million per year for the sale of some 5,500 tons
  • The Galician Executive took to Madrid a proposal for a royal decree with transitory measures so that British-flagged fleet of  Galician capital operating in the Gran Sol will continue worrking normally in the Galician ports after Brexit

"Family" photo of the meeting of the Fisheries Advisory Council for Community Affairs

Minister of Marine Affairs Rosa Quintana attended yesterday the Consultative Council of Fisheries for Community Affairs and the Sectorial Conference of Fisheries, where she expressed Galicia's concern about the United States claim to impose new tariffs on imports of products such as canned goods of seafood. The head of Marine Affairs took advantage of the meeting to transfer to the State Government the need for an agreement in the negotiations between Spain and the United States to prevent this new trade barrier from undermining the competitiveness of Galician preserves in the US market.

Companies in the Galician fishing and processing sector export around 5,500 tons of products annually to the United States for an amount of about EUR 40 million and it is a market in which the sector was growing, so Rosa Quintana requested measures to mitigate the possible incident of a decision that would involve tariffs of 25% for products such as canned octopus or mussels.

Brexit fishing ground in pink (Photo: courtesy La Opinión A Coruña)►

Another issue that worries Galicia is the uncertainty about Brexit and this was manifested again by the Minister during the Fisheries Sector Conference. In it, the representative of the Galician Executive transferred to the State the need for strong coordination between the Government and the communities on everything that has to do with fishing, one of the sectors most affected by divorce between the United Kingdom and the EU scheduled for October 31.

In this sense, Rosa Quintana took to Madrid a proposal for a royal decree with the purpose of adopting transitory measures so that British-flagged ships of Galician capital working in the Gran Sol can continue to carry out their operations normally in ports of Galicia such as Celeiro, Burela, Ribeira, A Coruña or Vigo. If this is not possible, she explained, it would be necessary for the State to strengthen the Customs units and the Border Inspection Posts (PIF) in order not to collapse the discharges at the ports.

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