Industry Outlooks

Published on
April 20, 2016

The Peruvian Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) has authorized a total limit of permissible capture (LMTCP) of anchovy and white anchovy for indirect human consumption of 382,000 metric tons (MT) for the first fishing season in the South region.

This fishery got underway on 2 February 2016 and will cease once the LMTCP is reached or by 30

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Published on
April 20, 2016

Farm gate prices of shrimp coming out of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta increased by VND 15,000 (USD 0.67, EUR 0.59) to VND 20,000 (USD 0.89, EUR 0.78) per kg over the course of the first-quarter of 2016.

At the start of April, the average price of whiteleg shrimp (sized 100 pcs/kg) had reached VND 95,000 (USD 4.24, EUR 3.72) to VND 115,000 (USD 5.13, EUR 4.50) per kg. Meanwhile, the price of black tiger shrimp (30 pcs/kg) was VND 240,000 (USD 10.70,

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Published on
April 20, 2016

Shellfish has long been a major component of the U.K. fishing industry and a major source of export revenues.

In 2014, the United Kingdom exported around 500,000 metric tons (MT) of seafood, worth around GBP 1.6 billion (USD 2.3 billion, EUR 2 billion), according to new Seafish data. Of this total, shellfish contributed GBP 760 million (USD 1.1 billion, EUR 942.4 million).

While the total volume of shellfish exports has declined by 17 percent

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