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Economy > Support and aid > Government support for fishing > Government financial transfers to fishing: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The time series, “Government financial transfers (GFT)” provides an indicator of the financial support received by the fisheries sector. GFT consists of direct revenue enhancing transfers (direct payments), transfers that reduce the operating costs, and the costs of general services provided to the fishing industry. These general services consist mainly of fishery protection services and fisheries management but also include the costs of local area weather forecasting and the costs of navigation and satellite surveillance systems designed to assist fishing fleets.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States $2.13 million Thousand US dollars 2009
2 Japan $1.99 million Thousand US dollars 2009
3 South Korea $752,153.30 Thousand US dollars 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $726,185.59 Thousand US dollars 2009
4 Canada $591,000.00 Thousand US dollars 2009
5 Spain $425,360.86 Thousand US dollars 2009
6 Norway $159,515.70 Thousand US dollars 2009
7 Turkey $133,882.14 Thousand US dollars 2009
8 Italy $119,239.00 Thousand US dollars 2009
9 United Kingdom $114,659.47 Thousand US dollars 2009
10 France $113,779.34 Thousand US dollars 2009
11 Denmark $113,212.59 Thousand US dollars 2009
12 Australia $89,990.59 Thousand US dollars 2009
13 Mexico $89,073.86 Thousand US dollars 2009
14 Greece $79,585.79 Thousand US dollars 2009
15 Iceland $52,447.28 Thousand US dollars 2009
16 Sweden $41,532.91 Thousand US dollars 2009
17 New Zealand $38,566.45 Thousand US dollars 2009
18 Germany $30,740.55 Thousand US dollars 2009
19 Ireland $29,430.15 Thousand US dollars 2009
20 Portugal $29,339.78 Thousand US dollars 2009
21 Finland $23,399.02 Thousand US dollars 2009
22 Netherlands $21,349.32 Thousand US dollars 2009
23 Belgium $7,757.00 Thousand US dollars 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Support and aid > Government support for fishing > Government financial transfers to fishing. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Country statistical profiles 2009. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Support-and-aid/Government-support-for-fishing/Government-financial-transfers-to-fishing

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