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World shrimp trade steady on surge in Indian exports

India emerged as the top exporter with a 34% rise in sales volumes of 96,921 tonnes, followed by Ecuador

World shrimp trade steady on surge in Indian exports

Indian exports have dominated the international shrimp trade in the first quarter of 2017, even as farmed shrimp production across the world remained low. India emerged as the top exporter with a 34 per cent rise in sales volume at 96,921 tonnes, followed by Ecuador with sales at 93,370 tonnes, up 17 per cent. “The lunar New Year celebration in January and February and spring festivals during April and May in East Asia kept the international shrimp trade steady during the first quarter of 2017, even though farmed shrimp production was seasonally low during the ...