Monday, September 29, 2014
Thailand prices for smaller shrimp slump as foreign demand for larger sizes returns (week ended September 18, 2014)
Demand for larger shrimp has returned in key markets around the world, causing prices for the smaller ones to slump. In Thailand, prices for the small-sized shrimp have dropped by THB10/kg to as much as THB25/kg.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Thailand shrimp faces higher EU tariff from next year
Thailand's shrimp exports will face higher tariffs in the EU starting next year, further complicating the country's efforts to fully recover from the devastating early mortality syndrome (EMS) epidemic.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Thailand shrimp prices stable despite disappointing 7-month production numbers (week ended September 4, 2014)
Shrimp prices in Thailand remain stable regardless of size despite lower-than-expected production numbers for the first seven months of the year.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Thailand shrimp prices down as US export orders shift to India (week ended Aug 21, 2014)
Thailand dominated the American market for imported crustacean for years. US imports of Thai shrimp totaled a little over 136,000, with Ecuador coming in second at 81,500 tonnes, followed by Indonesia at 74,100 tonnes and India at 66,000 to ...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Thailand's shrimp prices stable despite impending US anti-dumping measures (week ended August 7, 2014)
Thai shrimp prices remain strong so far, especially for the larger sizes, whose supplies are down as local farmers focus more on raising smaller sizes which have better demand in the United States, Canada and Japan.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Thailand's shrimp prices lower after US Trafficking in Persons downgrade (week ended Jun 26, 2014)
Thai Feed Mill Association and the Thai Fishmeal Producers Association-held a press conference on June 22 in Bangkok to respond to the recent allegations from international media and non-governmental organisations that linked Thai shrimp to ...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Thailand's shrimp prices lower while NCPO tries to resolve slave labour problem (week ended June 12, 2014)
Concerns about foreign labour caused an increase in labour movement to their home country but this did not affect the shrimp industry, as almost all are under legal foreign registration. Wholesale prices are lowered to THB 225/kg (US$6.92/k ...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Slavery scandal in Thailand shrimp sector could cause increase of demand and prices elsewhere
Reports of alleged slavery in the supply chain of Thailand's shrimp sector could cause demand and prices from other points of origin to increase, according to Undercurrent News. Already affected by the outbreak of early mortality syndrome ( ...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Thailand's shrimp prices fall while EMS situation expected to improve in Q3/Q4 (week ended May 29, 2014)
The Office of Agriculture Economic (OAE) expects the Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) disease situation to improve in the 3rd to 4th quarter amid uncertainty in the Thai shrimp industry, particular in the 3rd quarter during the United States ...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Thailand's wholesale shrimp prices depressed ahead of Tier 2 watch list review (week ended April 24, 2014
Wholesale shrimp price continues to plunge down for all shrimp sizes ahead of the Trafficking in Person (TIP) review. Thai Frozen Foods Association is still working with 52 factories after just four factories have been approved by the audit ...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Prices of smaller shrimp sizes plunged in Thailand (week ended Apr 3, 2014)
The reason for decreased wholesale prices of smaller shrimp sizes is that many processing factories had bought an average of 200 to 300 tonnes of raw material in the past month. Almost all of their inventories' raw material is for a kilogra ...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Thailand's shrimp industry expects to recover in H2 2014
April 8, 2014 Thailand's shrimp industry expects to recover in H2 2014 Thailand's authorities and operators expect the country's shrimp industry to recover in the second half of this year, after fighting early mortality syndrome (EMS) for n ...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Shrimp production increases in Thailand's eastern and southern regions (week ended March 20, 2014)
After the Thai Frozen Foods Association wrote to the department of fishery to urge the ban of illegal raw shrimp imports from a neighbouring country, almost every processing factory stopped violating the law.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Thailand's shrimp industry may face problem of US downgrade
March 18, 2014 Thailand's shrimp industry may face problem of US downgrade In case the United States decides to downgrade Thailand to a Tier three ranking on its human trafficking report, Thailand's shrimp industry, as it recovers from the ...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Thailand's shrimp raw material prices decline due to low demand
March 12, 2014 Thailand's shrimp raw material prices decline due to low demand   Prices for Thailand's shrimp raw material continue to decline due to a combination of slow demand and rising production. Prices for 60 pieces/kg shrimp are THB ...

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