Nicaragua: Fisheries and Aquaculture to Grow 5%

The industry union expects to close 2017 with 5% growth in production, and plans to focus next year on improving processes in order to increase productivity.

Friday, December 22, 2017

One of the changes proposed by fishing and aquaculture companies is to improve production processes of products such as lobster, which require special logistics, "... including being able to capture them alive, pack them and send them to international markets. "The executive director of the Chamber of Fisheries of Nicaragua (Capenic), Armando Segura, explained that some shipments of lobster have been made to Taiwan, but that next year it will be decided whether or not exporting this product is viable.

See also: "Export Figures for Frozen Shrimp in Central America"

Laprensa.com.ni reports that "...The Center for Export Procedures (Cetrex) states that between January 1 and December 18 of this year the country exported 23,380 tons of marine and aquaculture products, exceeding the 22,593 tons that it sent abroad in the same period in 2016."

"... But for the time being, 'shrimp farming is still the leading product, followed by lobster, fish and then a variety of products such as the Caribbean snail, sea cucumber, lobster head, jellyfish and larvae'."


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