Myanmar Imports Thai Shrimp as Local Breeders Struggle to Meet Demand

Shrimp and prawn is being imported from Thailand as production from local shrimp breeders struggles to keep pace with domes­tic demand, U Kyaw Tun Myint, Chairman of the Myanmar Shrimp Asso­ciation, said. “Local supply can’t meet the local consumption rate. Myanmar is losing its market share because of unsuccessful shrimp breeding businesses,” U Kyaw Tun […]

Fish farms face reform

The techniques used by fish farms will be modified to make them more market competitive, said Dr Toe Nandar Tin, treasurer of the Myanmar Fishery Products Processor and Exporters Association. “We used to breed fish with long life spans. But now we consider farming those with shorter lives. Sea bass and tilapia have rising market […]