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Greek fish exports to Portugal remained strong in 2016

Greek fish exports to Portugal remained strong in 2016

ATHENS: Greece is the seventh biggest supplier of fish to Portugal but the second largest supplier of fresh sea bass and bream in the country, the Greek embassy in Lisbon announced in a report, according to ANA.During 2016, the value of Greek exports of fish to Portugal totaled 42.6 million euros, or 2.0 pct of total imports in the country and accounted for 22 pct of Greek exports to Portugal. Fish is the main category of Greek exports to Portual, mainly fresh bream and sea bass from fish farming (Greece is the second largest supplier with a 37 pct market share in the country, with Spain the main competitor although Portugal lately imports sea bass and bream fish from Turkey).Imports of bream fish from Greece accounted for 34 pct of imports, worth 21 million euros, while imports of Greek sea bass represented 42 pct of imports worth 15 million euros.