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As Global Production Surges, China Loses Market Share, Pricing Power on Tilapia

SEAFOODNEWS.COM  [Shuichan news] Translated by Amy Zhong  December 8, 2016

China's tilapia production will be flat in 2016, at around 1.65 million tons, while global output will rise to 5.5 million tons.  China's tilapia industry has become too dependent on exports, especially to the US and Mexico, and would like to stimulate the internal market.  But strong competition from pangasius and also the ubiquitous grass carp, is making domestic sales difficult.  In this review of the tilapia industry, the authors point to more high quality, certifications, and breeding programs as necessary to move forward.
 
There have been many uncertainties in China’s tilapia industry development since 2015. The global economy is sluggish and China’s economic growth has slowed down. So it is key for the industry to improve its structure and have supply-side reform to deal with different challenges.
 
China’s tilapia production
 
Over the past 20 years, China’s tilapia output has skyrocketed by over four times....

 

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