In the context of the overall growth of the agricultural sector, another important element is the significant increase in the fishing sector”.
This was what Prime Minister Edi Rama said at the press conference at the end of the year, while highly regarded the achievements in the fishing sector in our country.
According to official statistics, the fishing sector experienced a high growth this year, not only in terms of the quantity of fish, export, but also the number of employees that provided this sector.
In annual terms, catching fish grew by almost 8%. While a significant increase has been recorded, the mussel catches by about 50%.
The fishing and aquaculture industry is expected to undergo a stronger development next year, following some mitigation measures that the government has approved in 2018 a few days ago and as a developing sector, opportunities for increasing fishing employment are all growing .
News Source: ATA