of Common Methods for Economic Assessment of EU Fisheries
Concerted Action met in The Hague in October and produced a second Annual
Economic Report, including costs and earnings information on 46 fleet segments,
representing about 40% of the European fisheries. Several countries (Italy,
Iceland and Sweden) are now fully covered. For many others the discussed fleet
segments represent a major part of the national fishing sector.
project has also progressed in developing a model which will help to make an
Economic Interpretation of the ACFM Advice. For further information you may
role of fisheries industries
new series of studies covering the whole EU will be completed in November 1999.
They will present information of on employment and income generated by the
fisheries sector in the EU's coastal regions. Many case studies demonstrate the
role of fishing on local level. For further information you may contact Patrick.Salez@dg14.cec.be.
STECF agenda of the
November meeting had a large economic component:
Terms of reference for the follow-up to MAGP IV
Fleet segmentation useful for economic and biological purposes
Annual economic report
Economic interpretation of ACFM advice
Report on workshop on User rights
Progress of work within OECD
Collection of economic and biological data
European Commission is
appointing several economists in order to strengthen the economic aspects of the
CFP. We shall certainly hear more from them in the near future. The DG XIV name
has now been replaced by DG FISH.
members are encouraged to contact the Bulletin with details of available courses
at their institutions, both at graduate and post-graduate levels. The Bulletin
hopes to compile a list of courses that may assist students and professional
researchers in their further education and training.