Small Pelgics

Stronger European herring supplies are reflected in increased round sales to African markets and higher fillet sales to East Europe during the first quarter of 2008.

An exception to the conventional picture of developing countries supplying seafood to developed country markets is found in the herring industry where large volumes are sold by developed countries for consumption in developing countries. This latter trend is illustrated in figures for first quarter Norwegian herring exports which show strong increases in frozen round sales to Africa as well as increases in fillet exports to East Europe.

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