How come there is such a big difference between the export return on fish and the retail price of fish?

May 21, 2020

The Quota Management System enables quota owners to skim most of the profits from fishing in an uncompetitive market. This means Kiwi consumers can pay up to $40 per kilo for fish in the supermarket while huge quantities of New Zealand’s fish are exported for less than $3.00 per kilo.