Strong quarter for India’s seafood exports, frozen shrimp leads trade

Published on
October 20, 2017
India shrimp

India exported 251,735 metric tons (MT) of seafood products with a value in excess of USD 1.4 billion (EUR 1.2 billion) in the first-quarter of the current fiscal year, up from 201,223 MT and less than USD 1.2 billion (EUR 1 billion) in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, according to the country’s Marine Products Development Authority (MPEDA).

The United States was the leading destination for India’s seafood exports with the market importing 54,344 MT of seafo…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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