Fisheries economics and trade

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Region:    Global, Europe

An investigation in trade patterns, market failure, and remedial action in the farmed Atlantic salmon market UK

Scottish Executive - Project Dates:

Description of Project:
This research involved an investigation into trade patterns, and the factors which cause market disruption and failure in the EU farmed Atlantic salmon market. The study required an assessment of both demand and supply factors, including the competitive environments in Scotland, Norway and other producing nations.

Services Provided:
Poseidon consultants examined trends in production costs in producing countries, production and export levels, levels/types of government support to the sector, and price trends, to contribute to an analysis of market imperfections.