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Better shrimp exports expected

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Friday, November 11, 2011, 15:20 (GMT + 9)

The National Aquaculture Chamber (CNA) expects that the Ecuadorian shrimp industry will grow 25 per cent this year and will record sales of about USD 950 million.

Last year shrimp exports totalled USD 800 million, thanks to price stability and to the absence of emerging diseases in domestic production, unlike other countries, said the executive director of CNA, Yahira Piedrahita.

The good forecasts for Ecuador have to do with the spread of diseases like the white spot in other shrimp producing countries -- Vietnam, Mexico, India and Thailand – which had to face the serious health and economic consequences of this disease.

These drawbacks led to the reduction of the supply in international markets and to the increase in the demand for shrimp, reported El Ciudadano.

Piedrahita explained that in Ecuador the semi-intensive system, prioritizing quality over quantity, is still in use.

This takes place here "unlike other countries where large volumes of the product are handled, which makes it impossible to deal with the issue at the time of the onset of the disease," said CNA executive director.

It was also recalled that the country has a total of 175,000 hectares where shrimp is produced, which generate 200,000 direct and indirect jobs, the newspaper El Telégrafo reported.

Meanwhile, the Undersecretary of Aquaculture, Priscilla Duarte, said that only 40 per cent of the 25,000 hectares of Ecuadorian shrimp firms welcomed the regulatory plan prepared by the National Directorate of Aquatic Areas (Dirnea), whose term expires on 31 December.

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By Analia Murias
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