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European Parliament - Press Release: EEA solidarity contributions and Norway, Iceland fisheries deals backed by MEPs

image-05/22/2017 - 12:36May 18, 2017 -  European Parliament - Press Release: Financial solidarity contributions by Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein to the European Economic Area and fisheries trade deals with Norway and Iceland were backed by MEPs on Thursday.

-          Three countries to contribute with €2.8 billion in 2014-2021

-          EU-Norway, EU-Iceland fish trade protocols renewed

-          MEPs push for solution on high Norwegian import duties

The latest European Economic Area (EEA) financial mechanism agreement with the three countries and a separate EEA deal with Norway together provide €2.8 billion in 2014-2021 “to reduce economic and social disparities” within the EEA."

The full press release is available HERE