Nicaragua: Shrimp Exports On the Rise

Between January and September, sales of shrimp abroad totaled $32 million, registering an increase of almost 30% compared to the same period in 2016.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Figures from the Central Bank show sustained growth of exports by the fishing sector, particularly those of farmed and sea shrimp.

See also: "Export figures for frozen shrimp in Central America"

Elnuevodiario.com.ni reports that "...Farmed shrimp produced export revenues equivalent to $28.1 million, 31.8% more than in 2016; while sea shrimp totalled $4 million, equivalent to 6.9% more than what was recorded in the first nine months of last year, according to figures from the Central Bank of Nicaragua."

See also "Honduras: Optimism for shrimp production"

"The better prices and higher sales volume of shrimp abroad had an impact on the export performance of the sector, the entity said. The prices paid increased by 12% and the volume by 14.4%, the report said. In particular, there was greater demand from the United Kingdom (18.5%) and Taiwan (10%), which are listed as the main destinations for this product (shrimp), the BCN said."



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