Commission Regulation (EC) No 2259/2004 of 28 December 2004 fixing the Community selling prices for the fishery products listed in Annex II to Council Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 for the 2005 fishing year


Published: 2004-12-28

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30.12.2004   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 389/13


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 2259/2004

of 28 December 2004

fixing the Community selling prices for the fishery products listed in Annex II to Council Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 for the 2005 fishing year

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 of 17 December 1999 on the common organisation of the markets in fishery and aquaculture products (1), and in particular Article 25(1) and (6) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

A Community selling price is to be fixed for each of the products listed in Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 before the beginning of the fishing year, at a level at least equal to 70 % and not exceeding 90 % of the guide price.

(2)

Council Regulation (2), fixes the guide prices for the 2005 fishing year for all the products concerned.

(3)

Market prices vary considerably depending on the species and how the products are presented, particularly in the case of squid and hake.

(4)

Conversion factors should therefore be fixed for the different species and presentations of frozen products landed in the Community in order to determine the price level that trigger the intervention measure provided for in Article 25(2) of Regulation (EC) No 104/2000.

(5)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Fishery Products,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The Community selling prices applicable during the 2005 fishing year for the products listed in Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 and the presentations and conversion factors to which they relate are set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

It shall apply from 1 January 2005.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 28 December 2004.

For the Commission

Joe BORG

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 17, 21.1.2000, p. 22.

(2)  Not yet published in the Official Journal.


ANNEX

SELLING PRICES AND CONVERSION FACTORS

Species

Presentation

Conversion factor

Intervention level

Selling price

(EUR/t)

Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides)

Whole or gutted, with or without head

1,0

0,85

1 663

Hake (Merluccius spp.)

Whole or gutted, with or without head

1,0

0,85

1 053

Individual fillets

 

 

 

with skin

1,0

0,85

1 274

skinless

1,1

0,85

1 402

Sea-bream (Dendex dentex and Pagellus spp.)

Whole or gutted, with or without head

1,0

0,85

1 362

Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)

Whole or gutted, with or without head

1,0

0,85

3 416

Shrimps and prawns Penaeidae

Frozen

 

 

 

(a)

Parapenaeus Longirostris

 

1,0

0,85

3 396

(b)

Other Penaeidae

 

1,0

0,85

6 852

Cuttlefishes (Sepia officinalis, Rossia macrosoma and Sepiola rondeletti)

Frozen

1,0

0,85

1 654

Squid (Loligo spp.)

(a)

Loligo patagonica

whole, not cleaned

1,00

0,85

993

cleaned

1,20

0,85

1 191

(b)

Loligo vulgaris

whole, not cleaned

2,50

0,85

2 482

cleaned

2,90

0,85

2 879

Octopus (Octopus spp.)

Frozen

1,00

0,85

1 819

Illex argentinus

whole, not cleaned

1,00

0,80

689

tube

1,70

0,80

1 171

Forms of commercial presentation:

:

whole, not cleaned

:

product which has not undergone any treatment

:

cleaned

:

product which has at least been gutted

:

tube

:

squid body which has at least been gutted and had the head removed.