Outreach
Bringing the Ocean to Society
6 Nov 2017
Did you know that 17% of the animal protein consumed globally originated from fish?
Check all the details plus a series of important fisheries-related articles in the he latest edition of the EUMOFA Monthly Highlights.

The European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products publication reports on:

FIRST SALES IN EUROPE

In January−July 2017, first-sales value increased in Latvia,and Portugal over January−May 2016. The most recent first-sales data for August 2017available on EUMOFA can be accessed here.

Anchovy first sales decreased in both value and volume in France. In Italy, value decreased and volume increased compared to January−July 2016. Average first-sales unit prices decreased in both countries surveyed. Read.

Sardine first sales increased in both value and volume in France. In Italy, first-sales value and volume decreased (−6% and −7%, respectively), compared with January−July 2016. Average first-sales unit prices demonstrated a decreasing trend in France and Italy. Read.

GLOBAL SUPPLY

The EU Parliament voted to introduce multi-annual fishing quotas in the North Sea. The management approach is tailored to the complexity of North Sea mixed fisheries. Read.

PRODUCER ORGANISATIONS IN PORTUGAL

In Portugal, producer organisations (POs) operated 43% of all licensed vessels and accounted for 64% of all fish landed in 2016. The purse-seine fishery is the most represented segment. Read.

CONSUMPTION OF ANIMAL PROTEIN: THE PLACE OF FISH

In 2015, approximately 17% of the animal protein consumed globally originated from fish according to FAO. Read.

CONSUMPTION

In January–June 2017, the retail price of fresh octopus for household consumption in Italy and Portugal were 10,05 EUR/kg and 7,69 EUR/kg, respectively. In Portugal, prices increased 15% over January–June 2016. Read.

The most recent consumption data for July 2017 available on EUMOFA can be accessed here.

MACROECONOMIC CONTEXT

In September 2017, the average marine fuel price (Italy, France, Spain, and the UK) reached 0,41 EUR/litre, down 1% since the beginning of the year. Read.

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