Shrimp farming in India is at a crossroads: 'Dangerous' trend threatens the sector

Significant changes have been made over the course of the shrimp industry's history to spur on growth. The same must be done now in India.

Frozen shrimp, which earned INR 431.4 billion (€4.8 billion/$5.5 billion) in the 2022/2023 financial year, retained its position as India's most significant seafood export, accounting for a share of 41 percent in quantity and 67.7 percent of earnings, according to figures from India's Marine Products Export Development Authority.
Frozen shrimp, which earned INR 431.4 billion (€4.8 billion/$5.5 billion) in the 2022/2023 financial year, retained its position as India's most significant seafood export, accounting for a share of 41 percent in quantity and 67.7 percent of earnings, according to figures from India's Marine Products Export Development Authority.Photo: Bhavesh Bhati
Published 4 July 2024, 01:57Updated 5 July 2024, 18:21