Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Thailand's tuna, shrimp processors experience drop in profits in 2013
March 4, 2014 Thailand's tuna, shrimp processors experience drop in profits in 2013    The year 2013 was a tough one for Thailand's export-driven seafood processors attributed to early mortality syndrome (EMS) in shrimp, volatile tuna price ...
Monday, December 30, 2013
Thailand's Jan-Oct shrimp export down 38.4% due to EMS
The Thai Shrimp Association (TSA) has estimated THB50 billion (US$1.52 billion) in reduced exports and opportunity loss this year due to the epidemic of early mortality syndrome (EMS) that has hit the country. President Somsak Paneetatyasai ...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Thailand's shrimp production to drop 40% due to EMS
December 18, 2013 Thailand's shrimp production to drop 40% due to EMS Thailand's shrimp production will fall by 40% caused by the early mortality syndrome (EMS) but despite scientists' discovery of the bacteria, they still don't know how to ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Thailand's shrimp prices stable while fishery sector contracts 7.2% for 2013 (week ended Dec 5, 2013)
Wholesale trading price is unchanged from last week at THB275/kg (US$8.59/kg) for a kilogramme of 50 shrimps.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Thailand shrimp prices rise again with low shrimp supply at Mahachai (week ended Nov 22, 2013)
The impact is felt along the entire supply chain in the industry, such as nursery pond, shrimp farmers and farming equipment, amounting to approximately THB60,000 million (US$1,905 million) in losses. Export during January - October 2013 de ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Thailand's shrimp industry sees recovery after EMS outbreak
November 27, 2013 Thailand's shrimp industry sees recovery after EMS outbreak   Having reached its lowest production level in the first half of 2013 due to the early mortality syndrome (EMS) outbreak, Thailand's shrimp industry is on the ro ...
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Thailand shrimp prices start to stabilise after rising last week (week ended Nov 7, 2013)
EMS is caused by a bacterial agent and polyphenol helps control the amount of bacteria in the shrimp's digestive systems, when used in conjunction with good shrimp farm management. This research offers a short-term solution to the EMS outbr ...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Thailand's shrimp production still low despite reduced flooding risk in East (week ended Oct 24, 2013)
The quality of Thai shrimp is still accepted by the Japanese market, after detecting ethoxyquin in shrimp from India and Vietnam. Recently, Japan set the maximum residue limit (MRL) of ethoxyquin at 0.01 ppm. The new preliminary MRL of etho ...
Friday, October 18, 2013
Thailand's shrimp wholesale prices still increasing despite contracted prices (week ended Oct 10, 2013)
Amid the lack of shrimp supply, wholesale prices of shrimp continue to surge from THB275/kg (US$8.77/kg) for a kilogramme of 50 shrimp last week to THB280/kg (US$8.93/kg) this week.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Thailand's shrimp prices reach new high as it aims to be ASEAN's seafood hub (week ended Sep 26, 2013)
The Fisheries Department is keen to make Thailand the seafood hub of the ASEAN region. According to the deputy minister, the Fisheries Department will focus on five strategies to achieve the ultimate goal. These strategies include enhancing ...
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Thailand's shrimp prices continue to surge amid high export volume to US (week ended Sep 12, 2013)
Thai shrimp still hold the biggest share of 18% in the US market during January to July 2013 at 46,252 tonnes, down 58.09% on-year, from 72,770 tonnes last year, even though it is fifth in volume in July, at 5,447 tonnes, behind India, Ecua ...
Monday, September 16, 2013
Thailand's H1 2013 shrimp export to US reaches US$474 million
In the first half of 2013, Thailand exported over 410,000 tonnes of shrimps worth US$474 million, making the country the largest exporter of shrimps to the US. According to the Director-General of the Foreign Trade Department, Pranee Siriph ...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Shrimp trading price higher amid improved EMS situation in Thailand (week ended Aug 30, 2013)
Kasikorn Research Center foresee that Thai shrimp export would recover in 2014, as long as the United States does not impose Countervailing Duty ( CVD) and Anti-Dumping Duty (AD) on Thailand in its final consideration. Thai shrimp export wi ...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Thai shrimp trading price stable while Thailand is exempted from countervailing duties by US (week ended August 15, 2013)
Aug 20, 2013 - This week, shrimp trading price is unchanged from last week, at THB225/kg (US$7.27/kg) for a kilogramme of 50 shrimps. Prices have been fairly stable price for 3-4 weeks. Shrimp farmers in the eastern region start production ...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Declining shrimp production jeorpardises Thailand's position as top exporter (week ended Aug 8, 2013)
Somsak Paneetatayasai, chairman of the Thai Shrimp Association, said Thai shrimp exports in 2013 may decrease sharply by 50% due to EMS (Early Mortality Syndrome). Currently, only 20%-30% of shrimp ponds in the country are in operation. EMS ...

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