Japan: June Shrimp Imports Down 14.5%, H1 Imports from India Up 44%
According to the Suisan Keizai Shimbun, Japan's Ministry of Finance announced that shrimp imports in June amounted to 15,033 tons, down 14.5% from the same month of the previous year. The value was 21,782 million yen ($150.49 million), down 14.4%. Shrimps And Prawns, Frozen, Other Than Cold-water Shrimp (HTS Code: 0306.17-000), which includes farmed shrimp such as Vannamei, decreased 20.8% to 8,693 tons, and the value decreased 24.9% to 11,754 million yen ($81.18 million).
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