EU-Mauritius fisheries protocol extended for six months – Baird Maritime

EU-Mauritius fisheries protocol extended for six months - Baird Maritime

The European Parliament recently gave its consent to the extension of the EU-Mauritius fisheries protocol with 555 votes against 25 and 40 abstentions. The extension ensures that the EU fleet will be able to continue fishing operations in the waters of Mauritius for another six months. The parliament said continuation of the agreement should not […]

Bangladesh fresh fruit imports down 50% in four months

Bangladesh fresh fruit imports down 50% in four months

Bangladeshi imports of fresh fruits dropped 50% in the four months till August, as the government tightened rules regarding the procurement of such non-essential items to ease pressure on depleting foreign currency reserves. The National Board of Revenue raised the regulatory duty on imports of various fresh fruits to 20% from the earlier 3%, while […]