US buying more of its favorite seafood


The United States imported 286,090 metric tons (MT) of shrimp in the first-half of this year, an increase of more than 22,000 MT year-on-year, but this growth is mainly accounted for by significantly greater volumes coming from India, finds the latest trade data compiled by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries. 

In the last year, India has leapfrogged Indonesia to become the U.S. market’s No. 1 supplier of shrimp, providing 85,681 MT of produc…

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