Icelandic Fish Catch Declined in July

27 August 2014, at 1:00am

ICELAND - The total catch of Icelandic vessels was 13.4% lower in July 2014 than in July 2013, according to Statistics Iceland.

When 12 month periods are compared between years we see a 32 per cent decrease in pelagic catch between August 2013 and July 2014 when compared to the same period one year earlier.

For the same 12 month periods there was a decrease of 5.3 per cent in fish catch at constant price when compared to the same period one year earlier while the fixed price rate within July dropped by 17.3 per cent between 2013 and 2014.