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Peruvian export of fish for direct human consumption fell 19.6% in 2020 according to ADEX

Published Feb 23, 2021

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According to the CIEN-ADEX report, last year 35,105 jobs were lost (between direct, indirect, and induced) linked to fishing and aquaculture, presenting a decline of 17.8% compared to 2019. Fishing shipments for Direct Human Consumption (DHC) closed 2020 at US $ 1,279.1 million, a 19.6% drop compared to the previous year, a situation that affected the employment generated by this export activity, reported the president of the Committee for Fisheries and Aquaculture of the Association of Exporters (ADEX), José Ernesto Muñoz. According to the report from the Global Business and Economy Research Center (CIEN-ADEX), last year 35,105 jobs were lost (between direct, indirect and induced) linked to fishing and aquaculture, presenting a decline of 17.8 % compared to 2019.

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According to the CIEN-ADEX report, last year 35,105 jobs were lost (between direct, indirect and induced) linked to fishing and aquaculture, presenting a decline of 17.8% compared to 2019. Fishing shipments for Direct Human Consumption (DHC) closed 2020 at US $ 1,279.1 million, a 19.6% drop compared to the previous year, a situation that affected the employment generated by this export activity, reported the president of the Committee for Fisheries and Aquaculture of the Association of Exporters (ADEX), José Ernesto Muñoz. According to the report from the Global Business and Economy Research Center (CIEN-ADEX), last year 35,105 jobs were lost (between direct, indirect and induced) linked to fishing and aquaculture, presenting a decline of 17.8 % compared to 2019. In this regard, Muñoz stated the need to implement measures, which promote the development of the fishing sector, as well as a legal framework whose objective is to promote investments in aquaculture. Exports The main ...
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