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VERTICAL INTEGRATION (OF A FISHERY)

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French Equivalent: Intégration verticale

Definition:
Vertical integration of a fishery (or industry) is vertically integrated when firms in the fishery engage in multiple levels of the supply chain. For example, a firm that operates and manages fishing vessels, processing plants, and a wholesale distribution operation is considered vertically integrated.

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

Cross References:
Horizontal integration

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 19, 2001