Indian Shrimp Trade: Reflections and Prospects in the Post-WTO Era

Shyam, S Salim and Biradar, R S (2009) Indian Shrimp Trade: Reflections and Prospects in the Post-WTO Era. Asian Fisheries Science, 22. pp. 805-821.


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    Indian fisheries sector in view of its potential contribution to national income, nutritional security, employment opportunities, social objectives, and export earnings plays an important role in the 50cio~economic development of the country. The marine products exports contributed a whopping 7245 crofes of foreign exchange to the exchequer during 2005- 2006, which is onethird of the total agricultural exports and 1.5 percent of the total GDP. Shrimps continue to be the predominant item in our. marine export claiming about 29 and 67 percent in quantity and value tenns share, respectively. Until recently, India depended heavily on one product (shrimp) and one market (Japan) for its marine products export and thus there is a need for product and market diversification.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Indian Shrimp Trade; WTO
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension
    Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Economics
    Socio Economics and Extension > Fish Marketing
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2011 11:59
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:43

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