Honduran Shrimp Exports Remain Steady

Despite the crisis, exports to England, Germany and the United States have remained stable.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Entrepreneur Marco Polo Micheletti noted that these countries demand the product with high added value.

Hondudiario reported statements by the entrepreneur: "Despite the difficulties, we still have a market. We are just starting the harvest and it will not be until we are halfway through that we will know if we will do better than last year."

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Shrimp Industry in Honduras: Balance for 2013

December 2013

Growth in export volume and favorable international prices benefited the sector which exported $23 million more than in 2012.

The shrimp industry closed 2013 with revenues of $190 million in exports, $22.8 million more than at the end of last year.

Entrepreneur Marco Polo Micheletti told Proceso.hn that the entry into force of the Association Agreement with the European Union helped them to achieve this increase in revenues.

New Markets for Nicaraguan Shrimp

May 2013

Nicaraguan cultured shrimp exports have diversified into Egypt, China, Russia, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.

This is due to the financial crisis which affected its main shrimp markets (Spain, Europe and the United States), the economic takeoff of some developing countries, and diseases currently affecting production, especially in China.

Honduras Launches Shrimp Season

June 2010

The shrimp industry of Honduras began its yearly season; producers expect to surpass last year’s $200 million exports.

The country sells to all of Central America, but the largest volumes are shipped to Europe and the United States.

“We start the harvest, which takes about two months.

Floods Causes Losses in Panama's Shrimp Industry

November 2009

802 shrimp hectares were destroyed by floods in the province of Coclé.

These losses amount to more than one million dollars, stated Hamed Tuñón, president of the Panamanian Shrimp Producers Association.

Tuñón added that "... in addition to losing their production, producers will also have to invest in road rehabilitation and machinery like pumps.

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