Global fisheries subsidies
The aim of this briefing note is to provide an analysis of the current state of fisheries subsidies worldwide. The note reviews previous investigations and discussion of subsidies issues, including the debates at the World Trade Organization, gives a brief overview of the impact of subsidies on key economic, social and environmental aspects of the fisheries sector, and discusses the updated estimates of global fisheries subsidies presented here. The note presents the various types of subsidies proposed in the literature, and how they are likely to affect our ability to manage fisheries... sustainability through time.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for Internal Policies of the Union (European Parliament) , UBC Fisheries Centre Fisheries Economics Research Unit & Sea Around Us project
- Personal author(s): Sumaila, Rashid U; Pauly, Daniel; Le Manach, Frédéric; Lam, Vicky; Swartz, Wilf Themes: Fisheries policy, Trade — Competition
- Subject: financial aid, fishery management, fishing industry, international trade, World Trade Organisation