Despite import restriction, importation of chilled and frozen mackerel has reached N128.8billion ($280million) or 40 per cent of the total annual $700million fish imports into Nigeria in one year.
The country’s major suppliers are Norway, Chile, Albania and United States, as fish deficit in the country stands at 2.5million tonnes, while production is less than 1.1 million tonnes.
According to the United States Department of Trade (USDT), imports into the country were dominated by essentially fresh, chilled and frozen mackerel, accounting for 40 per cent…
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