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Asia
Unnamed Road Guoluo Zangzuzizhizhou Qinghai Sheng CN
This briefing summarizes findings of a study focused upon Asian (Thailand, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Philippines, Myanmar, and Cambodia) shrimp market dynamics and sustainability concerns that was conducted in early 2015. This project particularly targeted the following questions:
  • Where is Asian shrimp produced at the national and provincial scales, and how much of it stays on the domestic market? How much is exported abroad, and to what destinations?
  • What proportion of Asian shrimp exports is of farmed origin?
  • What are the prevalent sustainability concerns facing the Asian shrimp industry today?
Lead organization:
Sustainable Fisheries Partnership
Study sector:
Seafood
Seafood focus:
Aquaculture
Certification:
ASC
Study type:
Performance Monitoring, Context or baseline assessment
Study design & methods:
Quantitative collection and analysis methods, Qualitative collection and analysis methods
Study scope:
Environmental issues, Economic issues
Name of lead contact:
Nicole Portley