European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, and Administrator Hong Wang of the Chinese State Oceanic Administration took part in the third EU-China High Level Dialogue on Ocean Affairs today.
First sales in Europe and focus on Italy – squid and deep-water rose shrimp| Fisheries in Malta: most of bluefin tuna is imported life from other EU member States, and kept for fattening before being exported. | Algae in the EU market: the demand for edible algae is increasing in the EU, where new market stream and new production models are emerging.| Consumption: fresh monk| Fish and seafood prices increased slightly (+0,5%) compared with the previous month.
After the United States of America and Chile, the European Union is proud to host the 4th edition of the "Our Ocean" conference, at the initiative of High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella.
The European Commission has lifted today the 'yellow cards' for Curaçao and Solomon Islands, recognising the significant progress both countries have made in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.