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หัวข้อ: Aquaculture exports increase
เริ่มหัวข้อโดย: aranya ที่ สิงหาคม 05, 2010, 03:07:51 AM
Aquaculture exports increase  

Thursday, August 05, 2010, 04:00 (GMT + 9)

During the first half of this year, Peru exported aquaculture products worth USD 142 million, up 39 per cent over the same period in 2009, when this figure was USD 102 million.

As indicated by the Extractive Industries Management of the Exporters Association of Peru (Adex), the main item was 'Other molluscs and aquatic invertebrates', with sales of USD 55.4 million. This figure is 66.7 per cent higher than that recorded between January and June last year, which was USD 33 million.

Second highest was 'Scallops, frozen, dried, salted or in brine'. This item grew by 67 per cent, with shipments of USD 35 million.

Meanwhile, in the first half of 2010 the category of 'uncooked shrimp tails in water or steam' recorded a drop of 4 per cent compared to the same period in 2009, with a value of USD 24 million.

The main buyer of the item 'Other molluscs and aquatic invertebrates' was China, which increased its demand by 115 per cent to USD 40.9 million.

In addition to the Chinese market, which accounted for 74 per cent of total shipments, these products were destined to South Korea, United States, Germany, Japan, Spain, Italy and Taiwan, among other destinations.

Meanwhile, scallop products were exported to France (USD 19 million), Netherlands, United States, Belgium, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Chile, Portugal and Canada, among others.

The category of 'uncooked shrimp tails in water or steam, frozen' were sent to the United States (USD 22.6 million), Spain (USD 625,000), Ecuador, Belgium, Lithuania and Russia.

Other items in Peruvian aquaculture were 'frozen whole prawns', 'crustacean meal and of other invertebrates', 'frozen shrimp tails without shell', 'ornamental fish', 'clams' and 'Frozen trout'.

By Analia Murias