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Shrimp exports may jump 10 pct this year


India’s exports of shrimps for this year are robust and likely to end up higher by 10% in volume than 2018, traders said. Exports to the US, the largest importer of shrimps, are seen higher for the first seven months of the year but Chinese consumption is likely to be more robust. India is the largest producer of shrimps in the world and accounts for nearly 6% of the global fish production.

Durai Murugan, secretary of Shrimp Association of Pattukottai and managing director of New Diamond Aqua Enterprise, told FE that shrimp exports in 2019 are estimated to go ...


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