Export of finfish impact on domestic trade and production

Sathiadhas, R and Narayanakumar, R (2001) Export of finfish impact on domestic trade and production. In: Perspectives in Mariculture. Menon, N G and Pillai, P P,(eds.) The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, pp. 441-450.

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Abstract

Flnfish export from India is growing rapidly since 1991 92 and currently forms the single largest commodity in our seafood market. The major varieties exported are ribbon fish, pomfrets, seerfish, mackerel, reef cod and snappers. The total quantity of all finfishes exported during 1995-96 is to the tune of 1 lakh tonnes fetching a revenue of Rs.372 crores. This has far reaching impact on the domestic prices of almost all varieties offish. The present analysis based on data from CMFRI and MPEDA intends to assess the trend in production and export trade of selected varieties of finfish, to compare the export and domestic market price structur3 and to evaluate the potentials of aquacvlture to maintain the domestic supplies and price stability.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Export; finfish impact; domestic trade; production
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Economics
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:2462
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:19 Aug 2010 14:10
Last Modified:19 Aug 2010 14:10

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