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Graphic: How the subsidies break down

The fishing industry has avoided paying the hefty fuel taxes levied on other Spanish citizens. ICIJ calculated what the industry would have paid if it were subject to the same taxes as the average citizen.

€558 million “>Capacity is boosted by construction and modernization of fishing vessels, replacing engines, and improving energy efficiency and on-board working conditions.

€83 million “>Subsidies pay for advertising and promotional campaigns as well as participation in trade fairs.

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