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Coronavirus: Fishing industry hit by plummeting prices

Image caption Jeremy Hosking: “We have basically come unstuck overnight” Fishing leaders have called for government help after the coronavirus caused worldwide demand for seafood to fall drastically. Jim Portus, of the South West Fish Producers Organisation, said markets for seafood had been “lost” in China, Italy, Spain and France. In Newlyn, Cornwall, prices for pollock have dropped from £3 …

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