Fisheries economics and trade
UK and Ireland, Europe
Fish Prices and Electronic Auctions UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, France and Spain
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs DEFRA - Project Dates:
Description of Project:
Review of sales regimes as applied in UK, France, Denmark, Spain and Benelux countries and examination of price variables between UK and European fishing ports.
The study comprised extensive interviews of port personnel, processors and fishermen that focused on the strengths and weaknesses of existing selling and handling systems. The report subsequently quantified the benefits of adjustment of existing shout auctions to an extended electronic auction scheme