Slowdown in global shrimp production coming in first half of 2023

Published on
January 18, 2023
A graph showing a prediction for vannamei production in Asia in 2023.

India is “showing a lot of weakness right now,” leading Charoen Pokphand Foods Executive Vice President Robins McIntosh to predict a slight decline in global farmed shrimp production in 2023. 

“This is probably the most difficult year to project in the last five or six years,” he said at the Global Seafood Markets Conference’s shrimp panel on Tuesday, 17 January. “The first three months I think are pretty sure to be down, just because stocking levels declined in the last three months of 2022.”

McIntosh issued a note of caution regarding India’s farmed shrimp sector ... 

Photo courtesy of Cliff White/SeafoodSource

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