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Wed, 19 May 2010 15:43 - Updated Wed, 19 May 2010 15:43

Government to import 90,000 tons of mackerel

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Luanda - The Angolan Government is to import from this year, 90,000 tons of mackerel fish, due to lack of this product in the market and benefit the fishermen  hit by the prohibition of caught in Angolan deep waters, Angop has learnt.


This was announced on Tuesday by the Secretary of State for Fishing, Victória Barros, while presenting the bill of authorisation for the President of the Republic to legislate on the exemption of fiscal rights and customs in importing mackerel in 2010. 


The official explained that management measures for 2010 defined the stoppage of mackerel caught due to the worrying state in matters of bio-mass composition.


To put an end to the situation, she said, the government has taken this measure by asking the Parliament to legislate on the exemption of fiscal and customs rights.


The bill will be submitted for approval on Wednesday.