Marine exports fetch $ 5.5 b

fishExports aggregated to 10,51,243 MT valued at Rs 33,441.61 crore (US $ 5511.12 million). Seafood exports recorded a growth of 6.86 % in quantity, 10.69 % in rupee and 10.05 % growth in US $ earnings.  Marine Product Export Development Agency envisages export of marine products worth US $ 6.6 billion during 2015-16. Increased production of L. Vannamei shrimp, diversification of aquaculture species and increase in infrastructure are expected to achieve the target.

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