EU fisheries panic: Why Belgian vessels fear ‘2008-level’ decline post-Brexit

THE EUROPEAN UNION is desperate to keep access to UK fishing grounds - not least because of countries like Belgium, where fishermen are warning of disaster post-Brexit.

While part of the EU, the UK has opened its fishing waters to other member states under the Common Fisheries Policy. But now the UK is out of the bloc, and will soon be on the other side of the transition period, European fishermen are being forced to plan for life without British fishing grounds. This is causing concern in Belgium, whose fishermen regularly venture to UK shores in order to reap rewards from its lucrative waters.

Three-quarters of the country’s fleet hunts in the...
source: Express

2020-05-29 13:23
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