MPEDA, NCDC join hands to boost marine exports; to go on a cruise to study marine behaviour

State-run Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has signed an MoU with the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) to improve exports of marine products. Under this arrangement, MPEDA-related entities and NCDC will jointly formulate programmes to boost infrastructure created for primary production and post-harvest management of marine products for exports. At the same time, three […]

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Indian shrimp exports to US increase by 6.6% to 31,676 tonnes in August 2020

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Indian shrimp exports to the US increased 6.6 per cent year-on-year in August at 31,676 tonnes after recording a decline during May-July 2020 due to pandemic related constraints, according to the latest data of US agency National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Total shrimp demand in United States for August is also on the higher side […]

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Indian shrimp exports to EU shrink on getting flagged by EU traders after stringent tests

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European Union (EU) importers of Indian shrimp feel the number of Indian exporters shipping to the 28-member bloc has shrunk because of stringent testing norms. Importers in Europe have been complaining that the number of Indian exporters willing to export to the EU has shrunk. This is for warm water shrimp or prawn exporters. Apparently, […]

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India’s marine products exports seen rising 20 percent this year

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Marine product exports from India are projected to increase nearly 20 to $5.6 billion in 2016-17 due to aquaculture diversification, quality control, value addition and improved production infrastructure, a government statement said. The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), the broad fisheries sector coordinating agency, expects the industry will reverse the decline from last fiscal when […]

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