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Galician fish processing and trading companies will receive EUR 96 million to improve competitiveness

SPAIN | Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The Xunta de Galicia will make available EUR 96 million to Galician fish processing and trading companies from here to the year 2020, to improve their competitiveness and to help them obtain a greater added value.

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