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5 January 2017
A new report is online. It is available in French with an executive summary in English and Spanish.
22 December 2016
First sales in Europe and focus on Belgium (ray and gurnard).|Herring preserved in glass jars in Sweden: Sweden manufactures herring preserved in glass jars mostly for the domestic market (82% of total sales). The main export markets are Finland, Denmark, and Germany. | Norway lobster in the EU: The EU fleet accounts for the absolute majority of catches and landings of Norway lobster and mainly supplies the EU consumer market which is the largest end-market globally. | Consumption: fresh common carp.| Fish and seafood prices increased slightly since the beginning of the year.
22 December 2016 -
22 December 2016
Quels États membres sont les principaux producteurs de céréales, de tomates ou de pommes? Quelle quantité de lait de vache est collectée dans les laiteries de l'Union européenne (UE)? Quels États membres produisent le plus de fromage, de beurre ou de crème? Et lesquels produisent le plus de viande de bœuf, de porc ou de volaille? Combien de personnes travaillent dans le secteur agricole dans chaque État membre de l'UE? Comment les prix ont-ils évolué au cours des dernières années? Quelle est l'importance des ressources forestières dans l'UE? Combien de tonnes de poissons ont été capturés et quelle est la production de l'aquaculture?
16 December 2016
First sales in Europe and focus on: DENMARK - EUROPEAN EEL, PORTUGAL – SCABBARDFISH, SWEDEN – NORTHERN PRAWN | EU trade in the first semester 2016 – EU imports from third countries reached EUR 11,6 billion, 8% increase over the same period in 2015. Exports to third countries ended at EUR 2,2 billion. Intra EU trade increased 9% reaching almost EUR 12 billion. | Consumption: fresh pollack | Macroeconomic context: Fuel prices increased 37% since the beginning of the year.
14 December 2016 -
14 December 2016
Come January, the Commission's department dealing with maritime affairs and fisheries will be better equipped to match the challenges and priorities of today's maritime economy.
14 December 2016 -
14 December 2016
EU ministers have reached an agreement on fishing opportunities for 2017 in the Atlantic, North Sea and Black Sea, following discussions at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on 12 and 13 December. Karmenu Vella, the EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, presented the Commission's proposals, which were the basis for the negotiations.

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