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UK international seafood trade (EU and non-EU trade)

This note provides a high level summary of UK international seafood trade. It describes the main types of trade, UK export and import profile and key seafood trades.

March 2019

UK shellfish – regional profile and current trade arrangements (including live trade)

This note provides a description of UK shellfish production. It provides a summary of sites, employment, trades and end markets. Regional profiles are provided.

March 2019

UK shellfish export supply chains for scallops, Nephrops, brown crab and blue mussels

This note provides a description of the current supply chain arrangement for UK exports of selected shellfish. It provides a summary of the main stages of export supply, from source to market, together with supply chain characteristics.

March 2019

UK export trade and markets for selected shellfish species

This note provides a summary of UK export trade for selected shellfish species. It describes trade volume and value, the main market destinations and trends over time.

March 2019

Trade conditions relating to UK international seafood trade

This note provides a summary of trade conditions relating to UK international seafood trade. Many of these conditions are in place due to international agreements, others due to UK membership of the EU. The note covers trade tariffs, non-tariff measures, and enforcement arrangements.

March 2019

UK-EU seafood trade under World Trade Organisation conditions

This note provides a description of World Trade Organisation (WTO) trade conditions, which has been highlighted as a potential trading situation for the UK under a no deal EU exit.

March 2019

UK-EU seafood trade under WTO conditions: trade tariffs, non-tariff measures, and additional enforcement for exporters of selected shellfish species

This note provides a summary of some of the trade changes shellfish exporters can expect to face when trading with the EU under WTO conditions. This note concerns the export of scallops, Nephrops, brown crab, and blue mussels.

March 2019

Non-tariff measures relevant to seafood with examples

This note provides a description of non-tariff measures relevant to seafood. Measures most pertinent to seafood are provided, with examples.

March 2019

Enforcement authorities relevant to UK-EU trade: Competent authorities responsible for the enforcement of veterinary and IUU controls on seafood trade with the UK, and with seafood trade in the EU

This note provides a list of competent authorities responsible for the enforcement of veterinary and IUU controls on seafood trade with the UK, and with seafood trade in the EU.

March 2019

Near and longer term developments in trade orientation and implications

Near and longer term developments in trade orientation and implications

March 2019

Non-tariff measures and enforcement in UK-EU export supply chains – shellfish

March 2019

Non-tariff measures and enforcement in UK-EU export supply chains – shellfish

This note describes the non-tariff measures, and their enforcement, at different stages of the supply chain for UK shellfish exports. Illustrations are provided for those exporting aquaculture products and those exporting wild caught seafood from the UK (as a non-EU country) to the EU.

March 2019

UK seafood industry response to WTO conditions – UK shellfish exporters and others

This note provides a summary of potential responses shellfish exporters and others can take in response to WTO conditions. This is based on desk research and consultation with 16 UK shellfish exporters during October-December 2018.

March 2019

Seafish Attracting Young People

Talent is vital for the future.

March 2019

SFIN 19 - Bilge pumping systems

Seafish Information Note 19 - Bilge pumping systems.

February 2019

2018 Employment in the UK Fishing Fleet

This report describes the findings of the 2018 Seafish survey of employment in the UK fishing fleet, presenting a snapshot of employment in the fishing fleet as of summer 2018. The data presented in the report focus on the sample collected only.

February 2019

Introduction to Resource and Waste Management

To raise their awareness on how to reduce waste and improve resource management we have produced introductory guidance primarily aimed at smaller processing businesses in Scotland. This guidance serves as an introduction to these issues highlighting current legislation and government strategy. It outlines simple steps processors can take to get started in better resource management and waste reduction. It also offers further guidance and signposting for businesses wishing to seek expertise and support from dedicated Scottish agencies.

January 2019

Fish & Chips in Independent Fish and Chip Shops (2018)

This factsheet provides an overview of the performance of fish and chips as a meal in independent fish and chip shops. It includes both long and short term trends, an overview of who, when and why fish & chips are purchased; along with findings from a recent comprehensive consumer study. Together the insight can be used to grow sales.

2019

Responsible Fishing Scheme Version 2 - Terms of Reference

The Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) Version 2 Terms of Reference is a document which outlines the objectives, structure and scope for the new version of the RFS. Created through collaboration between Seafish and Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), the Terms of Reference (ToR) provides an overview of the RFS V2 standard development process, including a summary of the feedback received from extensive consultation involving a wide range of UK seafood sector and international stakeholders.

2019

Seafish Brussels Brexit Update 29/08/2018 – 03/09/2018

Barnier indicates potential for unprecedented future relationship post-EU exit; Barnier - ‘Geographical Indicators’ present stumbling block to EU exit agreement; Raab appears before House of Lords Committee; Lidington consults with Scottish Fishermen over post-EU exit fisheries policy; Scottish Government seeks future role in developing post-EU exit trade arrangements

September 2018

Seafood in Multiple Retail (2018)

Total seafood - the sum of chilled, frozen and ambient seafood sectors, continues the long term pattern of price driven growth.. Salmon continues to dominate total seafood with a 33% value share of the top ten species, selling over twice the amount of cod, its nearest competitor. However, the shoppers long term love of salmon may be coming to an end, as salmon volume fell over both the long and short term. Shoppers are instead choosing other farmed species such as warm water prawns, basa, seabass and sea bream. Traditional species have also recently begun to regain popularity with shoppers: with cod, haddock, cold water prawns and ‘mixed seafood’ returning to volume growth.

September 2018

Final Note on Seafood Ethics Common Language Group meeting on 11 July 2018

Final note on the Seafood Ethics Common Language Group meeting held at Friends House, London on Wednesday 11 July 2018.

September 2018

Frozen Seafood in Multiple Retail (2018)

In the 52wks to June 2018, frozen seafood was the only seafood sector in volume growth as shoppers looked to save money in the current economic climate. UK frozen retail seafood sales were worth £910m (+5.6%) with a volume of 135,980 tonnes (+0.4%); with an average price of £6.69/kg (+5.2%). This factsheet examines the detail behind the performance of the frozen seafood sector including historic and current frozen retail seafood sector trends, frozen seafood key performance indicators (KPIs) and frozen segment and species performance

September 2018

Seafish Brussels Brexit Update 03/09/2018 – 10/09/2018

European Parliament to vote on UK’s EU exit just two weeks prior to ‘Brexit day’; Barnier reportedly describes PM’s Chequers Proposal as “dead”; PM could appeal directly to EU leaders at Austrian summit; ‘No-deal’ EU Exit would necessitate cross-Whitehall budget cuts, reveals leaked paper; Scottish business and public to be consulted on post-EU Exit trade policy

September 2018

Seafish Brussels Brexit Update 10/09/2018 – 18/09/2018

Barnier – deal a ‘realistic’ possibility within two months; Commission President Juncker strikes uncompromising tone during keynote speech 12 September 2018; Government publishes second tranche of ‘no-deal’ technical advisory notices; Chancellor Philip Hammond echoes IMF in highlighting the cost of a ‘no-deal’ EU Exit; Scottish Parliament committee launches inquiry to scrutinise article 50 negotiations

September 2018