Thailand Suspends Imports of Indian Shrimp
POSTED: Dec, 14 2017
Thailand has announced a complete ban on shrimp imports from India over concerns about the spread of a highly contagious disease affecting vannamei shrimp, the Business Standard of India reported.
In another setback for Indian seafood exporters, Thailand, an emerging market for Indian shrimp products, has gone for a temporary suspension of import of shrimps from India.
Thailand accounts for about 13 per cent of 1.70 billion dollar exports made to South East Asia. South East Asia has share of about 30 per cent of the 5.7 billion dollar India seafood exports market.
Export of shrimps to Thailand is not taking place for last three months, said the sources. It has also suspended import of shrimps from Malaysia.Back to News