Miguel Peñalva abandons the direction for El Salvador and the Caribbean to be in charge of tuna purchases for the European market. (Photo:Calvo/FIS)
(EL SALVADOR, 5/28/2013)
The Spanish-owned company Calvo hopes to accelerate the growth of its exports to the EU market if the Association Agreement (AA) with the European Union (EU) is ratified and the introduction of two Salvadoran flagged vessels.
After 10 years’ settlement of the business group in El Salvador, the company expects its exports will total 36,000 tonnes of fish this year.
And if the agreement is ratified, the figure could increase by 4,000 tonnes, El Diario de Hoy reported.
"If we have the agreement approved it will offer us legal certainty to continue investing, it will give us the possibility to have more raw material," said Miguel Peñalva, Calvo director for El Salvador and the Caribbean.
These days, the executive will return to Spain for the post of tuna purchase d...