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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
21-December-2011 15:26 IST
Export of Aqua Products

The details are at Annex-1 & Annex -2

To compete with other countries including China, Thailand, Taiwan etc., the Government through MPEDA (The Marine Products Export Development Authority) is implementing various schemes like Sea Freight Assistance Scheme, MPEDA Logo Scheme, Duty free import of specialized inputs/chemicals  and flavoring oils for production of value added items,  soliciting trade enquiries from overseas importers, etc.

As per latest FAO Year Book 2008, share of India in international export of fishery for the last 5 years is tabled below: 

(US $ Million)

 

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

 

India’s Exports

1623

1670

1763

1592

1409

Total Fishery Trade

101983

93575

86087

78366

71637

% share of India

1.59

1.79

2.05

2.03

1.97

 

 

With the aim of promotion of Aquaculture export, MPEDA is implementing various assistance schemes. They include subsidy for new, small, medium hatcheries; subsidy for setting up of PCR labs in hatcheries/private lab; subsidy for scampi farming in Padasekharams in Kerala etc. Introduction of Litopenaeus Vannamei culture; Promotion of Organic aquaculture products for export; Conducting various training programmes; Research and Development programmes undertaken under Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture and publicity campaign are the other strategies adopted to achieve the goal. 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

      Annex – 1 

Species/ Variety-Wise Export of Frozen Shrimp from India 

(Q: Quantity in Ton, Value in Rs. lakh, US $ Million).

Species

 

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

Brown/Pink/Flower

Q:

10024

10718

11434

 

V:

31613.80

33666.23

38519.38

 

$:

70.09

71.01

85.07

Sea Tiger /

Q:

3377

5471

6087

Deep Sea Shrimp

V:

12126.78

18929.43

18352.16

 

$:

26.91

39.99

40.73

Black Tiger

Q:

51811

58637

68873

 

V:

178562.33

215545.63

314871.57

 

$:

398.49

454.90

694.14

White Shrimp

Q:

6310

6663

8392

 

V:

21192.44

23435.18

36238.69

 

$:

47.07

49.44

79.59

Scampi Shrimp

Q:

4289

3394

2059

 

V:

19271.84

16550.29

11278.08

 

$:

43.01

34.78

24.83

Vannamei

Q:

0

0

12047

 

V:

0.00

0.00

48095.55

 

$:

0.00

0.00

106.71

OTHERS

Q:

50232

45670

42572

 

V:

115220.44

110108.58

104457.27

 

$:

253.73

232.91

230.75

Total

Q:

126042

130553

151465

 

V:

377987.63

418235.34

571812.70

 

$:

839.30

883.03

1261.82

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

      Annex – 2 

      Country  Wise Export of Frozen Shrimp from India 

                   (Q: Quantity in Ton, Value in Rs. lakh, US $ Million).

COUNTRY

 

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

JAPAN

Q:

23242

23812

27816

 

V:

83966.22

91741.14

122730.82

 

$:

187.37

193.47

270.68

USA

Q:

17499

18383

34243

 

V:

68330.74

73341.97

168848.03

 

$:

152.13

154.60

371.75

EUROPEAN UNION

Q:

61967

58601

57568

 

V:

156722.76

161853.54

171417.06

 

$:

347.05

342.18

379.00

CHINA

Q:

1781

1785

2405

 

V:

4367.60

4692.13

6649.09

 

$:

9.54

9.95

14.69

SOUTH EAST ASIA

Q:

1558

2819

4329

 

V:

4995.39

7961.47

13702.34

 

$:

11.09

16.80

30.23

MIDDLE EAST

Q:

7208

8988

8580

 

V:

22652.58

28679.23

30066.41

 

$:

50.36

60.61

66.44

OTHERS

Q:

12787

16165

16523

 

V:

36952.34

49965.87

58398.95

 

$:

81.75

105.43

129.03

Total

Q:

126042

130553

151465

 

V:

377987.63

418235.34

571812.70

 

$:

839.30

883.03

1261.82

 

This information was given by Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia  Minister of State for Commerce and Industry  in written reply to a question in  Rajya  Sabha today.

 

DS/GK