The fisheries negotiation with the EU postponed again

Published under: Solberg's Government

Publisher Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

- I regret that Norway and the EU was not able to conclude at this time either, says Minister of Fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker. We are already on overtime, and this could have been in place last year if the EU didn’t postpone and prolonge both this and other negotiating processes.

- I regret that Norway and the EU was not able to conclude at this time either, says Minister of Fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker. We are already on overtime, and this could have been in place last year if the EU didn’t postpone and prolonge both this and other negotiating processes.

Delegations from Norway and the EU met in Bergen 11 – 14 February to negotiate on shared stocks in the North Sea and Skagerrak and reciprocal fishing possibilities in each other waters for 2014. Despite the fact that the Parties agreed on most of the issues regarding management for 2014, it was not possible to reach an agreement.