Seafood sector gets more valuable for Ireland

1Value of Irish seafood sector graphic

Source: BIM

The Irish seafood sector is benefitting from government funding which has helped to increase its value by 4%

The value of the Irish seafood sector increased to €1.3 billion last year despite the triple whammy of rising energy costs, reduced quotas and difficult post-Brexit trading with the UK.

This 4% increase over 2021 is driven by an increase in domestic consumption of seafood, higher prices and a 10% increase in government investment.

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