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14 November 2013
CPF's Shrimp Business Forecast to Rebound in 2014
THAILAND - Charoen Pokphand Food (CPF) Group reports that during the third quarter of 2013, net profits recovered as expected. The company's strong livestock business...
13 November 2013
Conservation Groups Blame Shrimp Trawlers for Mass Turtle Deaths
EL SALVADOR - Conservationists and government authorities are pointing their fingers in very different directions following a recent die-off of sea turtles, hundreds...
12 November 2013
Black Gill Disease Blamed for Poor Shrimp Crop
US - Black gill has infected nearly half the shrimp caught in South Carolina since August. Shrimpers are blaming the disease for a poor crop and researchers are...
11 November 2013
Have Your Say on Spencer Gulf Prawn Fishery Management
AUSTRALIA - Interested stakeholders and the community are encouraged to have their say on a draft management plan for the commercial Spencer Gulf Prawn Fishery....
08 November 2013
Odisha Shrimp Prices Skyrocket on Short Supply
INDIA - Short supply of shrimps due to floods in the state of Odisha induced by the very severe cyclonic storm Phailin has hit the sea food exporters. Shrimp prices...
Hyatt Regency in Tokyo Admits Mislabeling Prawns on Menu
JAPAN - The Hyatt Regency hotel located in Tokyo’s Shinjuku is allegedly the latest hotel to be caught up in the widening restaurant menu mislabeling scandal....
06 November 2013
Fighting EMS Shrimp Disease in Mexico
MEXICO - Cargill's animal nutrition business, a global feed and nutrition company, is hosting a two-day workshop, November 12-13, in Ciudad Obregon to explore strategies...
04 November 2013
Viet Nam's Shrimp Exports Likely to Reach US$2.5B in 2013
VIET NAM - Viet Nam expects to earn US$2.5-US$2.6 billion from shrimp exports in 2013, up by 15 per cent from last year, attributable to the stability of the monthly...
31 October 2013
US Becomes Top Importer of Viet Nam Shrimp
VIET NAM - During the past five years, this is the first time the US has surpassed Japan to be the largest buyer of Vietnamese shrimp. ...
29 October 2013
Heavy Rains Damage Indian Aquaculture Operations
INDIA - Aquaculture operations in Konaseema, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, have been damaged due to heavy rains in the area over the last six days. ...
24 October 2013
Positive Outlook for Viet Nam's Whiteleg Shrimp Exports
VIET NAM - Viet Nam’s whiteleg shrimp production and exports in 2013 are hoped to be speeded up thanks to global market’s high demand for cheap and small shrimp...
Public Comment Wanted on Changes to the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fishery
US - NOAA Fisheries is seeking public comment on a proposal that would establish funding responsibilities for the electronic logbook (ELB) program for the shrimp...
16 October 2013
INAPESCA Researchers Develop Biotechnology for Shrimp Filtration
MEXICO - In order to promote mariculture, the National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA) has developed fattening technology for Pacific white shrimp (Penaeus vannamei),...
11 October 2013
GOAL Conference 2013: EMS Causing Shrimp Aquaculture Market Shifts
FRANCE - Knowledge about Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) has come a long way since the first outbreak in China in 2009. Now that the bacteria causing the disease...
GOAL Conference 2013: Innovation Award for Israeli Professor
FRANCE - Dr Amir Sagi, a professor at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, is the winner of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) inaugural Novus Global...
Cargill's Shrimp Feed Acquisition Boosts Global Growth
US - Cargill has reported its first-quarter fiscal 2014 earnings, commenting that its ability to serve customers reliably and manage risk in challenging markets...
10 October 2013
Russian Delegation Visits Ecuador to Study Shrimp Production Process
ECUADOR - A group of delegates from the Russian Federation visited the National Fisheries Institute (INP) in Ecuador to study the process carried out in shrimp production...
09 October 2013
GOAL Conference 2013: Global Shrimp Aquaculture Production 23 Per Cent Off Expectations
GLOBAL - Global shrimp production in 2013 will be 23 per cent less than expected, based on the past decade, said James Anderson, head of the global programme on...
SAGARPA Supports Shrimp Farmers in Northwestern Mexico
MEXICO - Under the supervision of the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA), a national advisory committee will...
08 October 2013
Better Times Ahead Forecast for Thai Union Seafood
THAILAND - Thai Union Frozen Products Plc (TUF) is predicting a recovery in its shrimp, tuna and petfood businesses in the coming months....
03 October 2013
Iceland's Imported Raw Fish Processing Down in 2012
ICELAND - The total amount of imported raw material for fish processing to Iceland in the year 2012 was 62,125 tonnes, a decrease of 21 thousand tonnes from the...
26 September 2013
New FAO Report Suggests Renaming Devastating Shrimp Disease
GLOBAL - The FAO has released a new report on the emerging shrimp disease Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS), also known as Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Syndrome...
Human Rights Abuses in Thailand's Shrimp Sector Investigated
THAILAND - A new report from the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has documented accounts of human trafficking, confiscation of identification documents, withholding...
Trade Ruling Allows US Consumers Access to Affordable Shrimp
US - The US National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has announced its support of the decision made by the International Trade Commission to rule against imposing duties...
25 September 2013
Scottish Salmon and Langoustine Destined for Top Chef Competitions in Italy and Hungary
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish salmon and langoustine are being sent to Italy and Hungary in the next few weeks, to feature on the menus of Europe’s top chefs, who are...
24 September 2013
Weekly Overview: WWF Video Removed After Damaging Fishing Gear Message Portrayed
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) Canada has removed an animated video from its website that sent out a message against trawl...
23 September 2013
US Lifts Countervailing Duty on China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia, and Viet Nam Shrimp
ANALYSIS - Countervailing duty orders on warmwater shrimp from China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia, and Viet Nam have now been lifted after the US Trade Commission found...
Viet Nam Shrimp Exports Rose Almost 200 per cent in August
VIET NAM - According to Viet Nam Customs, in the first eight months of 2013, Viet Nam shrimp exports totaled US$1.73 billion, up 22 per cent on that of the same...
New Sustainable Shrimp Trawler Tested for Efficiency
CANADA - The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation will conduct research into the effectiveness and efficiency of a new shrimp trawl with assistance from the...
18 September 2013
Has EMS Affected Thailand's Shrimp Exports to the US?
THAILAND - Despite a drop in shrimp supply due to Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS), Thailand has remained the United States' largest shrimp exporter....
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