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Seaweed shipments fall in volume and value

CHILE
Tuesday, August 04, 2015, 03:40 (GMT + 9)

Exports of products made from seaweed generated a total of USD 113 million in revenue in the first five months of 2015, according to the Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP). According to the Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquaculture Exports developed by the Institute, the figure is lower than 21 per cent than that obtained in the same period last year. Meanwhile, the contribution of these products to total revenues earned through exports of the fisheries sector in Chile was 5.2 per cent. The IFOP stressed in its report that sales abroad of products derived from seaweed totalled 6,172 tonnes in the first five months of this year, a figure that accounts for a decrease of 28.7 per cent over the same period of 2014. The average FOB price of total seaweed products exported between January and May 2015 was USD 3,343 per tonne, 7 per cent less than in the same period of 2014. ... FULL STORY

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