Statistics Iceland: Imported raw material for fish processing 2010
Statistics Iceland has released a new issue of Statistical Series in the topical category of fisheries. This issue presents imported raw material for fish processing, reports www.megafishnet.com.
The total amount of imported raw material for fish processing in the year 2010 was 80,873 tonnes, an increase of 37 thousand tonnes or 84% from the year 2009. The value of this import was ISK 8.2 billion which is ISK 2 billion higher than the previous year at current prices. Import of cod, saith, catfish, spotted catfish, herring and Norwegian spring-spawning herring decreased but import of capelin, capelin roe, blue whiting, mackerel and shrimp increased between 2009 and 2010.