Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Shrimp market on the rise despite global troubles

Despite the global economic problems, the shrimp market has been growing, During the first half of 2011 the global shrimp market remained positive despite lower supply and strong prices worldwide. In Japan, demand for processed shrimp has been higher after the earthquake and tsunami, while demand for raw frozen shrimp dipped.

Processed shrimp imports were also higher in other markets such as the EU and USA, confirming the positive trend for value added-shrimp. In Thailand, the seasonal harvest of vannamei has been delayed as result of the severe floods, while in Vietnam’s Mekong delta black tiger production was almost wiped out by disease leading to a shortage of raw material and pushing prices up. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers. To get your copy of  'PPLAPP' click here.
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