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Growth pattern and competitiveness of Indian shrimp export trade

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  • Fisheries Extension
  • Prawn And Prawn Fisheries


Shrimp is the world's most important commodity accounting for about 19 percent of international seafood trade in value terms. In India's export trade shrimp contributed about 29 percent in quantity and 67 percent in value in the years 2002-2003. Thre present study was an attempt to critically examine compound growth rate and competitiveness of Indian shrimp in international seafood market based on the data collected from FAO fisheries statistics database, MPEDA statistics and Globe fish commodity update.

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