Recommendation on Aquaculture Values.
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In 2018, the EU-28 ranked 6th in the top 15 fisheries-producing countries in the world, with a total production of 6.6 million tonnes1. This position is mainly based on the catches of the commercial fishing sector, where the EU-28 has the same ranking, with a total of 5.3 million tonnes, which represented 5.48% of the global capture. Regarding aquaculture production, the EU-28 reported a total of 1.3 million tonnes, which represented 1.15% of the global aquaculture production2. The EU-28 imported 9.4 tonnes of fisheries and aquaculture products from third countries in 2018 and exported 2.2 million tonnes, reaching an apparent consumption of 12.5 million tonnes/year, out of which 3.2 million tonnes came from aquaculture. The data for 2018 show that the EU-28 imported 2.1 million tonnes of aquaculture products and exported 0.21 million tonnes. These figures reveal that only 1.1 million tonnes of EU-28 aquaculture production are consumed by EU consumers, which represents 34.25% of the app.....
PublisherAquaculture Advisory Council (AAC)
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.2
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)N/A
CitationAquaculture Advisory Council (2021) Recommendation on Aquaculture Values. Brussels, Belgium, Aquaculture Advisory Council (AAC), 9pp. (AAC 2022-04). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1717