Indonesia: 2020 shrimp sourcing update

Shrimptails Magazine
Published on
May 20, 2020

In 2019, the total export volume of Indonesia reached 200,591 metric tons, representing a 5.81 percent jump compared to 2018 (189,573 metric tons).

While trade of Pacific white shrimp (L. vannamei) finished strong by the end of 2019, Indonesian shrimp farmers have struggled with low prices since the beginning of 2020, with no certainty as the COVID-19 pandemic crisis progresses across Indonesia. The pandemic is now impacting the transport of harvested shrimp to main processing plants based in major cities ... 

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