Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Questions (517)

Charlie McConalogue

Question:

517. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount and value of fish exports that are in commodity form in tonnage and as a percentage of total exports from the latest data. [25086/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The following table shows the total export figures from 2016 to the 1st Quarter 2019. These figures include live, fresh and frozen seafood products.

Year

Tonnes

Value (€)

2016

201,254

555,039,271

2017

239,856

617,388,067

2018

222,214

577,382,092

2019 – Q1

77,327

173,365,214

Data Source: CSO

While the CSO is responsible for collecting and reporting statistics on such matters, Bord Bia monitors and reports on the performance of all Irish food exports, including seafood. The Deputy may be interested to read further detail on the performance and projections of such exports in the annual reports, published online.

https://www.bordbia.ie/industry/insights/export-performance-and-prospects/.