Fisheries economics and trade

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Region:    Europe

Fish Processing Business Review (canning production and marketing opportunities) Macedonia

SEED - Project Dates:
January 2002 - February 2002

Description of Project:
Examination of the potential for a fish packing business to establish a fish canning plant. A review was undertaken of fish marketing in the local market and more widely in the Balkan region.

Services Provided:
Outline technical and marketing plans were reviewed along with a proposed production facility (layout and costings), and an outline assessment was provided of market opportunities against the background of competition from South America and Thailand. Market analysis included: Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech and Republic.