US Shrimp Imports set Record in 2017, up 10% Over Prior Year
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Urner Barry] by Paul Brown, Jr. - February 8, 2018
December shrimp imports were just released and were 10.6% higher for the month, leaving year end imports for 2017 10% higher than a year ago.
Imports were led by India with 32% of the market share. Indian imports were up 32% in December leaving year end imports up 39%.
Indonesian imports were 17.8% higher for December and almost even for the year with 2016. Thailand imports were down for both December and EOY. Ecuador imports were up in December and slightly lower for the year end. Vietnamese imports were lower while ...
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