Shrimp

Published on
July 24, 2017

More than 10.9 million pounds (4,944 metric tons – MT) of shrimp were landed in the Gulf of Mexico in June, continuing the strong start to the year and contributing to the best accumulative six-month catch in more than five years at 41.2 million pounds (18,688 MT).

According to the latest data provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, ex-vessel prices for large and medium sized shrimp remained roughly… Read More

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Cliff White

Published on
July 17, 2017

Prices for Crangon crangon, a shrimp species found and caught from the North Atlantic through North African waters and the Mediterranean Sea, have been rising as its volumes have slowly diminished...… Read More

Published on
July 5, 2017

South Korea imported 14,103 metric tons (MT) of shrimp with a total value of USD 115.8 million (EUR 101.9 million) in the first-quarter of this year, an increase in value of 4.9 percent year-on-year, continuing the growth trend seen in 2015 and 2016.

According to the International Trade Centre (ITC), the value of shrimp imports into South Korea in 2016 reached USD 532.3 million (EUR 468.6 million), up 4.5 percent compared to 2015. In volume terms… Read More

Published on
June 28, 2017

Collectively, the 28 member states of the EU imported more than EUR 4 billion (USD 4.5 billion) worth of shrimp from third-countries last year with over half of this value coming from warmwater varieties of the popular crustaceans.

According to the latest statistics on the trade compiled by the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products (EUMOFA), the bloc’s warmwater shrimp exports achieved an import value of almost … Read More

Published on
June 20, 2017

Continuing the strong sales trend seen in 2016, the value and volume of warmwater shrimp sold in U.K. retail continued to increase in the first-quarter of 2017. Indeed, the product has shown the most growth of all seafood sold in the channel over the past year.

According to the latest Nielsen ScanTrack data supplied by the U.K. Seafish Authority, total warmwater shrimp sales for the 52 weeks ending 25 March 2017 amounted to GBP 266.4 million (USD… Read More

Published on
June 13, 2017

Thanks to high demand for its frozen seafood in overseas markets, particularly shrimp, India exported more than 1.1 million metric tons (MT) of fisheries and aquaculture products worth a record USD 5.8 billion (EUR 5.2 billion) in the fiscal year 2016-2017, up from 945,892 MT worth USD 4.7 billion (EUR 4.2 billion) recorded for the previous 12 months.

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) confirmed that frozen shrimp maintained… Read More

Published on
June 5, 2017

More than 5.3 million pounds (2,404 metric tons – MT) of shrimp were landed in the Gulf of Mexico in April, continuing the strong start to the year that began with landings in January of 3.2 million pounds (1,451 MT) of product and then 3.5 million pounds (1,588 MT) in February and March. 

According to the latest data provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, ex-vessel prices for large and medium… Read More

Published on
May 30, 2017

Japan imported shrimp with a total value of USD 493.3 million (EUR 440.9 million) in the first-quarter of this year, an increase of 7 percent year-on-year, continuing the growth trend seen in 2016.

Last year was the first year since 2010 that Japanese imports of shrimp showed any growth, with the trade amounting to USD 2.4 billion (EUR 2.1 billion), up 4 percent compared with 2015. This increase was driven by higher demand for high-end marine and… Read More

Published on
May 22, 2017

With effect from 22 May 2017, it’s no longer a requirement for companies shipping shrimp to Australia to declare that consignments have not been sourced from a farm or fishing zone where white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) has been confirmed in order to raise a permit request to export to the market.

On 22 February 2017, the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources implemented the requirement for an exporter declaration stating that their… Read More

Published on
May 16, 2017

India’s whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) production is expected to exceed 450,000 metric tons (MT) this year, an increase of 10 percent on last year’s record harvest of 406,000 MT.

Speaking at the fourth edition of the Aqua Aquaria India (AAI) expo, held last week in Karnataka in southwest India, the state’s Fisheries Minister, Pramod Madhwaraj, highlighted that together with the country’s black tiger shrimp (PenaeusRead More