Japan clears Indian ‘Black Tiger’ shrimps for imports

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Japan has allowed import of giant tiger prawns from India. It has completely lifted inspection of Indian ‘Black Tiger’ shrimps after export consignments of this delectable prawn variety were found totally free from any residue of synthetic anti-bacterial drug furazolidone, state-run Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) said. Black Tiger shrimp, commonly known as the […]

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CIBA develops product to curb bacterial disease in shrimp hatcheries and produce quality shrimp seeds

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At a time when bacterial disease is posing a major threat to shrimp seed production, the Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) has developed a bacteriophage-based product that is effective in bio-control of the bacterial diseases in shrimp hatchery settings that would help produce quality shrimp seeds, free from antibiotics. The ‘phage prophylaxis and therapy’ […]

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India and US to discuss the “possibility” of a free trade pact: Piyush Goyal

India and the United States on Thursday discussed the “possibility” of a free trade pact, India’s Commerce and Industry Ministry said in a statement. Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross exchanged views “on the ongoing India-US trade discussions and appreciated the substantial progress made by both sides on most of the outstanding issues”, […]

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Interview- India’s seafood exports unlikely to decline despite global pandemic crisis as demand positive

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While most Indian exporters are projecting a modest to massive decline in volumes in their categories following bleak demand trends due to Covid-19, seafood exporters are confident of not losing business in these troubled times. Speaking with indoasiancommodities.com, Elias Sait, Secretary General of Seafood Exporters Association of India (SEAI), said that demand trends from most […]

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India’s shrimp exports to the US higher by 25% in April 2020

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India exported 25% higher shrimps to the US during April this year. Compared the April 2019, the country exported 4,480 tonnes more this year in April. According to the latest data of US agency National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, India exported 22,229 tonnes of shrimp during April 2020 as against 17,749 tonne in April 2019. […]

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China’s changing demand dynamics to put price pressure on Indian shrimps: ICRA

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Global shrimp prices are expected to face pressure over the next few months as global trade adjusts to the changing demand dynamics in China, a key importer and consumer of farmed shrimp, credit rating agency ICRA said. The report revealed that India is also likely to be affected from not only a reduction in Chinese […]

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