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Minister defends current tariff quota for tuna loins


Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and the Environment Isabel García Tejerina states that the modern-day tariff quota for tuna loin imports, corresponding to the period 2016-2018, ensures the operativeness of the practical and industrial sectors, without distorting the operation of the market.


In the Senate, the minister defined that this very constrained quota, set at 25,000 tons, was established in 2013, taking into consideration each the needs of the canning industry and the potential of the freezer tuna fleet to supply the market.

Speaking at the plenary consultation of the Senate, Tejerina recalled that for you to alleviate the shortage of raw substances, self-sustaining tariff quotas are mounted, via which the industry can import sure portions with a purpose to manufacture its merchandise, paying a discounted tariff.

“A delivery of uncooked cloth at international market prices is fundamental for the competitiveness of the seafood product canning and processing industry,” said the minister.

In addition, she said that it become accredited, inside the framework of the European Union (EU), after consulting the Community enterprise and the Member States to reach a consensus among all the parties.

The minister also highlighted the improvement of the Spanish fishing fleet in the tuna area, “a current fleet that is competitive and accountable from the fishing, social and environmental factor of view, which has 26 devices that operate in fishing grounds around the world, taking pictures around 270,000 tons in keeping with a year.” She added that the incorporation of nine new devices is in manner, “which offers a concept of its growth potential”.

Tejerina underlined the importance of the Spanish canning industry, that is at the vanguard of the EU and within the first places inside the global. And she cited that canned tuna debts for nearly 70 according to cent of general production, which in 2016 amounted to 224,549 tons of tuna. The uncooked material coming from the tariff quota represents approximately five in step with the cent of production, Tijerina said.

Therefore, the Minister confident that for the 2018 evaluation of the brand new tariff quota for 2018-2021, the Government is in everlasting contact with the representatives of the Spanish fishing and canning sector with a view to “protect a balanced position that lets in the entire operability below the first-class conditions

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