Good Prospects for the Shrimp Industry

The Honduran aquaculture industry recorded a 14% increase in shrimp exports in the first half compared to the same period in 2015, and attributed the result to an improvement in productivity.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Figures from the National Association of Aquaculture Producers in Honduras (Andah) indicate that between January and June the volume exported was 23.9 million pounds, up from the almost 21 million pounds exported in the same period in 2016.
See also: "Fishery Export Figures in Central America" reports that "... the figures recorded up to last month are better than those reported in the same period in 2015, when the volume exported reached 16.7 million pounds and that of the same period in 2014, when they totaled 22 million pounds."
In the view of Victor Wilson, president of the Andah, "... the country's aquaculture industry is recovering through productivity. He pointed out that the figures for the first half of this year are very similar to those for 2014."

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