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Subsidies to live marine fish wholesale traders open for registration
Saturday, February 29, 2020

To assist the fisheries industry to tackle the financial difficulties arising from the COVID-19 outbreak, the Government will provide subsidies to live marine fish wholesale traders under the Anti-Epidemic Fund.

A spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) said that the Government will provide a subsidy of $200,000 to the operator of each live marine fish wholesale stall in Fish Marketing Organization (FMO) markets. Each live marine fish wholesaler will receive an application form from the FMO market. The starting date for application is March 2. Completed application forms together with copies of the required documents shall be submitted to AFCD through FMO market before March 13.

Subsidies will be disbursed to successful applicants as soon as possible.

For more details, please contact the Department at 2150 7103, or view the Department’s website (www.afcd.gov.hk).