20 April 2022
The designations employed and the presentation of material on the maps do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the European Union concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. [...] STECF considers that the use of the protocol and of data sources complementary to the data call means that the EWG-21-14 report provides a comprehensive overview of the most recent information available on the structure and economic performance of the EU fish processing industry. [...] ADDITIONAL REQUESTS SUBMITTED TO THE STECF PLENARY BY THE COMMISSION 6.1 Monitoring the implementation of the Landing Obligation Background provided by the Commission In line with Article 15(14) of the Regulation on the Common Fisheries Policy, the Commission reports annually on the implementation of the landing obligation of the year prior to the report based on information transmitted by the. [...] 17 Background documents are published on the meeting’s web site on: Request to the STECF Based on the report of the STECF ad hoc contract on the monitoring of the landing obligation, and avoiding, as much as possible, repetition in their advice and highlights of the previous years, as well take into account STECF 21-03 conclusions in preparation of the monit. [...] However, Member States largely affected by Brexit pointed out that the reduction in fishing opportunities due to the withdrawal of UK from the EU has restricted the ability to swap quotas and the reductions in quota because of quota transfers from the EU to the UK have negatively impacted the sector and increased the choke risk in some fisheries.