In support of the founding objectives a number of position papers have
been published, extensive discussions held with appropriate parties and
some success achieved through lobbying and collective actions.
This process should continue
Auctions remain the prime determinant of fresh
fish prices adopting open and transparent methodologies in pursuit of
optimum prices, market stability and sustainability.
There are a number of challenges facing our sector
at this time and accordingly a review of forward objectives, policies
and emerging strategies is underway. It is important that as wide a
representation of the 'sales' sector participate and contribute to this
However there are costs associated with a
- monetary - management - mutuality -
Adopting a passive approach may
incrementally see the
demise of the open and transparent auction market