The European Market Observatory for fisheries and aquaculture (EUMOFA) is a market intelligence tool on the European Union fisheries and aquaculture sector.
It aims to:

  • Increase market transparency and efficiency
  • Analyse EU markets dynamics
  • Support business decisions and policy-making

The EUMOFA contributes to the commitments of the European Commission in terms of market intelligence as defined in Art. 42 of EU REGULATION No 1379/2013. For more details click here

Services provided Services provided

A consolidated database of aggregated and harmonised data and a large network of experts in fishery and aquaculture represent the backbone of the market intelligence services. Data are available from first sale to consumption on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis, in a single website and in all EU 24 official languages.

Data are publically accessible without registration.

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The road so far and future developments The road so far and future developments

Starting from the test phase, the EUMOFA has progressively expanded its services, namely:

  • increase the supply chain coverage and the number of countries involved in the data collection system;
  • improve dissemination tools, providing alson outlooks and market prospectives;
  • analyse international context and trade flows.

Starting from 2016, an interactive approach will be launched with online and direct training tools and for retrieving feedbacks by users of EUMOFA.

The development process and all outputs are based on the overarching objective of the EUMOFA : to deliver reliable consistent and useful data and information on the EU market for fishery and aquaculture products.

Who we are Who we are

EUMOFA is an initiative of EU Commission - Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.

The Editing Committee, composed by European Commission DG MARE policy officers and representatives of EUMOFA team, defines the editorial line and supervises all publications.

Under the supervision of DG MARE, EUMOFA services are managed by a group of companies :

led by COGEA (Italy), in partnership with :

  • AND (France),
  • EUROFISH (Denmark),
  • Business Integration Partners (Italy).

An international team composed by experts and analysts in fishery and aquaculture sector strongly interacts every day and monitor the EU market. EUMOFA team continuously checks data collected and interprets them through its multiple contact points at EU Member State level.

The view and conclutions presented in all publications reflect the opinion of the author(s) and do not necessarly reflect the opinion on the EU Commission or its officers.