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Ecuadorian Shrimp Exports to the US Plummet in April 2024

Ecuadorian exports of frozen warm-water shrimp to the United States witnessed a sharp decline in April 2024. According to recent data released by the US National Oceanic...

Ecuadorian Shrimp Industry Set to Benefit from New Trade Agreement with Costa Rica

Costa Rica has officially ratified a bilateral trade agreement with Ecuador. This agreement, celebrated by Ecuadorian authorities, is expected to bolster investments and create thousands of new...

Honduras Shrimp Leaders Celebrate Trade Success in China

In Honruas, key figures from the National Congress and prominent business entities convened to bolster its shrimp and lobster sector. The discussions aimed at fortifying industry ties...

National CANIRAC Delegates Gather in Mexico to Celebrate Seafood

In Mexico, Campeche is set to host the inaugural national meeting of the National Chamber of the Restaurant and Seasoned Food Industry (CANIRAC). The event promises to...

Venezuelan Shrimp Exports Reach USD 190 Million Mark

Venezuela's shrimp export industry has amassed USD 190 million in sales last year, according to Eduardo Castillo, president of the Venezuelan Aquaculture Society (SVA). Despite facing competitive...

Shrimp Ban Leaves 60% of Mazatlán’s Packing Plants Idle

Around 60% of shrimp packing plants in Mazatlán, Mexico, are currently out of operation. This downturn stems from a ban on shrimp harvesting in high seas and...

Illegal Shrimp Imports Threaten Mexican Market

The Secretary of Fisheries in Sinaloa, Mexico, Flor Emilia Guerra Mena, has brought attention to concerning loopholes in Mexico's shrimp import controls. According to her statement, illegal...

Ecuadorian Shrimp Sector Hits Record Exports in April 2024

In April 2024, Ecuador's shrimp industry exported a record volume of 111,512 tons of shrimp. This marks the highest monthly export volume in the sector's history. Growth Amidst...

Crisis Hits Nicaraguan Shrimp Industry as Production Plummets

The Nicaraguan shrimp industry faces a dire crisis, with forecasts predicting a 39.9% drop in shrimp production for 2024. Steady Decline: From Prosperity to Peril The decline in farmed...

Sonora Shrimp Farms Set for a Promising Year

The Aquaculture Health Committee of the State of Sonora (Cosaes) in Mexico has expressed optimism about the shrimp farming prospects for this year. Plans are in place...

Shrimp Farming in Nicaragua Faces Significant Decline

Nicaragua has seen a dramatic decline in production since 2023, a trend that has persisted into 2024. According to the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN), shrimp production...

Mexico’s Aquaculture Sector Pushes for Action Against Shrimp Smuggling

Julio Alberto Cabanillas Ramos, the manager of the Aquaculture Confederations of the State of Sinaloa, Mexico, announced that crucial commitments have been secured from the National Customs...

Shrimp Industry in Sonora Thrives Despite Workforce Reductions

In the northern province of Sonora, Mexico, the aquaculture sector has faced challenges due to the devaluation of the dollar. This economic shift has forced producers to...

Mexico Re-Certified for Shrimp Exports to the United States

Mexico has successfully obtained certification from the United States, allowing the export of shrimp to the country. This certification is issued annually by the US Department of...

Shrimp Poaching Detected in Mexico Despite Surveillance Efforts

Despite ongoing inspection and surveillance efforts in Santa María Bay, Mexico, illegal fishing activities, including the poaching of shrimp and crab, have been detected. These incidents were...

Shrimp Exports Dip Amid Honduras-Taiwan Relations

The recent diplomatic tension between Honduras and Taiwan has had notable effects on the national shrimp farming sector, influencing exports and revenue. Export Volume Plummet According to the latest...

Ecuadorian Shrimp Exports to China Resume After Suspension Lifted

Chinese customs authorities have lifted the suspensions on nine Ecuadorian shrimp-exporting companies that had been in place since February. This is significant for Ecuador, the world’s leading...

Mexican Fishermen Hope for Revival Under New Presidency

Fishermen from southern Sonora, Mexico, are hopeful that Claudia Sheinbaum's presidency will bring much-needed support to their struggling industry. The sector is facing one of its toughest...

Mangrove Recovery Initiative Launched in Brazil to Support Shrimp Farms

Recife City Hall in Brazil recently inaugurated the groundbreaking Viva o Mangue project, signaling a step forward in the restoration of Recife's mangrove ecosystems. The initiative, launched...

Mexican Students Present Innovative “Tasty Shrimp” Project

In preparation for the Enactus national competition in Mexico, Tec Milenio Culiacán students presented their innovative "Tasty Shrimp" project to Sinaloan businessmen. This initiative repurposes discarded shrimp...

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National CANIRAC Delegates Gather in Mexico to Celebrate Seafood

In Mexico, Campeche is set to host the inaugural national meeting of the National...

Honduras Shrimp Leaders Celebrate Trade Success in China

In Honruas, key figures from the National Congress and prominent business entities convened to...

Ecuadorian Shrimp Industry Set to Benefit from New Trade Agreement with Costa Rica

Costa Rica has officially ratified a bilateral trade agreement with Ecuador. This agreement, celebrated...

Shrimp Ban Leaves 60% of Mazatlán’s Packing Plants Idle

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Vietnamam Adopts Advanced Electronic Seafood Traceability System

In order to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing practices, the Vietnamese province...

Affordability Influences 71% of French Seafood Choices

In a recent study conducted by Ifop for Ouest France, it has been revealed...