ANALYSIS: August Shrimp Imports Set All-Time Record
August shrimp imports were released today to a record monthly figure of 181.289 million pounds, 17.2 percent higher than last year’s 154.698 million pounds, and 10.1 percent above the previous high seen in October 2018.
Urner Barry Consulting Economist Angel Rubio predicted the August total to come in at 186 million pounds.
All the top five trade partners contributed to the gains. Positive year-over-year imports were seen from India (+6.6%), Ecuador (+106.5%), Indonesia (+17.2%), Vietnam (+7.2%), and...
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