Positive impacts of globalization identified at the workshop include improved access to overseas markets; increase in intraregional trade; access to technological improvements; increased demand for fish and fish products through further development of tourism; increase in the contribution of the fisheries sector to foreign currency earnings and to gross domestic product (GDP) through added value of fishery products; presence in local markets of improved quality fish products; increased competitiveness in international markets.Also, the question was raised whether HACCP should be limited to export products or whether also products destined for the domestic market should be covered. ... The presentation then turned to the problem of overcapacity of fishing fleets.
|Title||:||Report of the Regional Workshop on the Effects of Globalization and Deregulation on Fisheries in the Caribbean, Castries, Saint Lucia, 4-8 December 2000|
|Publisher||:||Food & Agriculture Org. - 2001-01-01|