Profitability of the EU Fishing Fleet

15-07-2013

This briefing note is intended to provide the European Parliament with the latest information on the profitability of the European fishing fleet to be consulted for the current EP report on the reform of the European Fisheries Fund. Economic performance indicators for the EU fishing fleet are provided by Member State and main fishing technology for the year 2011. Additionally, estimates on the contribution of the fish catching sector to the national GDP and a quantification of the amount of direct income subsidies and the EFF 2007-2013 financial support to the EU catching sector are provided.

This briefing note is intended to provide the European Parliament with the latest information on the profitability of the European fishing fleet to be consulted for the current EP report on the reform of the European Fisheries Fund. Economic performance indicators for the EU fishing fleet are provided by Member State and main fishing technology for the year 2011. Additionally, estimates on the contribution of the fish catching sector to the national GDP and a quantification of the amount of direct income subsidies and the EFF 2007-2013 financial support to the EU catching sector are provided.

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Alessandra BORRELLO, Arina MOTOVA and Natacha CARVALHO (Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Italy)