Publicado por: pongpesca | 2020/05/18

Brexit trade deal: Who really owns UK fishing quotas?

Fish on a conveyer belt on a ship in the North Sea“Foreign companies own the rights to catch more than 130,000 tonnes of fish every year that are part of England’s fishing quota, BBC research has revealed.
More than £160m worth of the English quota is in the hands of vessels owned by companies based in Iceland, Spain and the Netherlands, thanks to a practice known as “quota-hopping”.
That amounts to 55% of the quota’s annual value in 2019.
Taking back control of UK fishing waters was a key issue for many Brexit supporters.
But with fishing still an obstacle in the UK’s trade talks with the European Union, the figures raise questions about what taking back control will actually mean.”

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Fonte: BBC News, 16 de maio de 2020


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