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Thailand to decide on whether to allow resuming of shrimp import from India

Thailand accounts for about 13 per cent of the $1.7-billion (Rs13 bn) of Indian seafood export to Southeast Asia

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Nirmalya Behera Bhubaneswar
The government of Thailand is still to decide on whether to allow the resuming of shrimp import from India (and from Malaysia).

Thailand accounts for about 13 per cent of the $1.7-billion (Rs13 bn) of Indian seafood export to Southeast Asia. The region has a share of about 30 per cent of the $5.7-bn Indian seafood export market. “We have checked that the notification remains unchanged for now but there have been consultations with stakeholders to revise it and facilitate the trade,” the Thai consulate at Chennai recently informed the Utkal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UCCI) in an e-mail.

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First Published: Apr 27 2018 | 1:59 AM IST

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