ANALYSIS: August Shrimp Imports Continue Higher Trend, Led by Peeled. Pushing Gains to Six Straight
August imports were released today and again showed an increase in total volume. This continued the trend to six straight months of increased shipments to the U.S. August figures showed a 5.1 percent increase when compared to the same month in 2018.
Of the top trading partners, positive year-over-year numbers were seen from India (+14.7%), Indonesia (+13.7%), Vietnam (+22.3%), and Thailand (+18.0%). Mexico also gained (+54.9%). Less were imported from Ecuador (-6.9%) and China (-62.1%)...
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