Conxemar closes 2017 with a total of 222 associated entities
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SPAINThursday, January 04, 2018The Spanish Association of Wholesalers, Importers, Transformers and Exporters of Fish

 

SPAIN
Thursday, January 04, 2018
 

The Spanish Association of Wholesalers, Importers, Transformers and Exporters of Fish and Aquaculture Products (Conxemar) has closed the year 2017 with a total of 222 associated companies, the most representative of the sector of seafood processing in Spain, thanks to Its 21 new additions over the last year, totaling a turnover of more than 380 million euros and more than 1,200 direct jobs.

The first economic report prepared by the Zona Franca Consortium of Vigo indicates that Conxemar brings together the most important companies in the frozen seafood sector, which represent more than 62% of the total turnover of the industrial and commercial sector and the 54 , 7% of direct employment.

As a whole, these companies invoice more than 7,500 million euros and generate 15,481 direct jobs, which means that the entities associated with Conxemar account for 8% of the entire food industry in Spain, which reached 96,000 million euros last year.


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