Myanmar ships nearly 10,000 MT of shrimp to foreign markets in FY 2023-2024

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Workers are seen working in the seafood processing workplace.

Myanmar shipped around 10,000 metric tons of shrimps worth US$38.18 million to global markets in the past financial year 2023-2024 (April-March), according to the Department of Fisheries.
Myanmar’s seaborne shrimp export reached 9,137 tonnes worth $33.74 million, and the border saw exports of 841.67 tonnes worth $4.445 million in the past FY. Myanmar exports fishery products to Japan, European countries, China, Thailand and neighbouring countries through maritime and border trade channels.
Myanmar’s fishery export has returned to normal conditions. Yet the export volume still declines compared to that of the pre-COVID.
More than 20 fish species, including hilsa, rohu, catfish, and seabass are exported to foreign markets, according to Myanmar Fisheries Federation. Myanmar ships fishery products to over 40 countries, mainly to Thailand and China. — NN/EM

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