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St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Quick Facts:

  • Fisheries sector contribution to GDP: 0.6: (2007)
  • Fish production (metric tonne): 1000 (2007)
  • Fish production, including aquaculture (value in national currency): EC $ 10 million(2007)
  • Fish exports (metric tonne): 127.3 (2007)
  • Fish exports (value in national currency): EC $ 1.2 M (2007)
  • Fish imports (metric tonne): 500 (2007)
  • Fish imports (value in national currency): EC $ 6 (2007)
  • Per capita fish consumption (kg): 13.6
  • EEZ (km2): 27,500
  • Shelf area (km2): 7,800
  • Fishing area (km2): n/a
  • Number of landing sites: 22 on St. Vincent, 16 on the Grenadines
  • Number of fishers: 1,500 full time, 1,000 part time
  • Number of fishing vessels: n/a
  • Fishing gear types: Trolling, beach seine, handlines and longlines
  • Number of vendors/hawkers: 200
  • Number of processors: 2
  • Number of exporters: 6
  • Number of importers: 8
  • Area under aquaculture (hectares): 0
  • Number of aquaculture farms: 0
  • Number of aquaculture farmers: 0
  • Incentives to fishers and aquaculture farmers: Some concessions are given to fishers on importation of vessels, engines and gear of a certain specification.

Notes:

  1. EC $2.67 = US$1

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