Seafood exporters hope EU tariff deal will provide much needed boost

OTTAWA — As a major free trade deal with Europe looms, seafood exports to the continent are reported to have plummeted in recent years. Annual Canadian seafood exports to the European Union fell by over $230 million from 2007 to 2012, according to government figures. The federal government says the industry will see a huge boon under the Canada-Europe free trade deal. About 95 per cent of European seafood tariffs will be removed from Canadian products. Read more here chronicleherald 08:24