The package grants 30,000 tonnes
of blue whiting to Spain even though Spanish fishermen have caught no more than 700 tonnes
of the stock annually over the past five years.
Back in 1998, during the height of the Asian economic crisis, the Asia/Pacific region consumed just under 10 million tonnes of polyethylene compared to over 14 million tonnes for North America.
3 million tonnes, or 52 percent of the regional total.
A Feasibility Study completed on the Estrades Mine Project in November 1989 by Wright Engineers of Toronto, Ontario, Canada states that the Estrades Mining Project (using a Canadian currency $80 cut-off grade) hosts approximately 941,400 recoverable tonnes
of ore in the proven and probable categories, with another 50,900 tonnes
in the possible classification, with grading of 10.