Barry Group gets funding to help connect with overseas markets

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Barry Group Inc. will receive $22,980 the help the fisheries company explore overseas markets for pelagic and shellfish, the provincial government announced today.

 

Bill Barry

The money comes through the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program.

Bill Barry, CEO of Barry Group, said the funding will be used to help connect with potential clients in Russia, Europe and Asia, and to strengthen existing relationships in developing markets.

“In order to remain globally competitive, it is extremely important for Barry Group to continually build our international customer base," Barry said in a news release.

"I appreciate the provincial government’s support for international trade initiatives, and I look forward to building the reputation of Newfoundland and Labrador’s fine seafood around the world."

The release states that from 2006 to 2012, provincial seafood exports to Russia more than doubled, from $21.9 million to $55.6 million, and provincial exports to Asia grew nearly 20 per cent, from $275 million to $322 million. 

 

Organizations: Barry Group

Geographic location: Russia, Asia, Europe Newfoundland and Labrador

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  • Corporate Psycho
    January 09, 2014 - 15:17

    Is this part of the 400 million Sullivan Fund?

  • david
    January 09, 2014 - 14:17

    Any company would be a fool not to take every cent of government money they can. Why Newfoundland governments are so ready and willing to keep doing it, regularly and in bucket loads to any with its hand out, is completely baffling...to the extent of deserving criminal investigation.