Main content

Impact of coronavirus on the fishing industry

We hear about the effect the Covid-19 crisis is having on the fishing industry.

We hear about the effect the Covid-19 crisis is having on the fishing industry.
As exports dry up, restaurants and pubs are forced to close, and supermarkets shut their fish counters to free up staff, UK fishermen are struggling to find a market for their produce. The first impact was on crab and lobster because most of that was exported to China. Now the problems are affecting the whole of the industry. Anna Hill speaks to Barrie Deas, Chief Executive of National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations.

17 days left to listen

13 minutes

Broadcast

Podcast