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Europe removes ban on fish imports from Sri Lanka

By - Sat Apr 30, 4:21 am

The ban was imposed in January 2015 against Rajapaksa government’s inability to curb illegal fishing. Since 2012, Sri Lankan fishermen under check due to lack of deterrent measures and violation of international law. Colombo exported 68% of fish to EU. The losses amount to 100 million dollars a year. Activist: “It is the fault of the unlawful conduct OF some fishermen, who then had a negative impact on the entire industry.”

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