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HORIZONTAL INTEGRATION (OF A FISHERY)

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French Equivalent: Intégration horizontale

Definition:
A fishery (or industry) is horizontally integrated when firms in the fishery operate and manage multiple units at the same level of the supply chain. For example, a firm that operates several processing plants, across several regions or for different species, is considered horizontally integrated.

Source Publication:
Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Glossary, February 1998.

Cross References:
Vertical integration (of a fishery)

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 19, 2001