Shrimp Exports from India – Top 2017 Shrimp Exporters in India

16 November 2017
Shrimp Export Data

India is one of the largest seafood suppliers in the world. The Indian seafood industry touched an all-time high in last years. India stood as the top spot in shrimp exports to the global market in 2016 with a 13% growth over the previous year. However, India has seen a rise in shrimp export business by 17% between 2012 and 2016. India has increased seafood exports and there is no shortfall.


In 2017 until September, India has recorded USD 3533.34 million from seafood exports in which shrimp exports registered approximately 95% of the sales. The seafood commodity come under HS code 03061790 includes shrimps and prawns. Demand for shrimp is leading the increase in Indian seafood exports which totalled USD 3491.48 million between January and September 2017.


Seafood has long been an important part of human diets and also a major source of economic value. India exports large amount of food products including fish, crustaceans, molluscs and others. These include fresh, frozen, dried and the source from aquaculture. Here, we take a comprehensive look at the shrimp exports from India between January and September 2017.


Indian Shrimp Export Statistics of 2017 (Q1-Q3)


According to shrimp export data of India 2017, the highest export sales recorded in July (USD 791.22 million) and the lowest export sales recorded in the month of February (USD 175.94 million). However, in terms of quarter wise analysis, India did least shrimp exports in the first quarter of 2017 and it is highest in the third quarter of year 2017.


If we go through total quantity wise analysis of shrimp exports, 423814714 kilograms have exported by India during Q1-Q3 2017. In terms of quantity, the highest shrimp exports recorded in September (71147855 kilograms) and July (69070154 kilograms) respectively. Go to the following table and check the month wise analysis of shrimp export from India.


 

Month

Value (USD Million)

Value (%)

January

228.29

6.46

February

175.94

4.98

March

245.69

6.95

April

245.13

6.94

May

373.97

10.58

June

445.47

12.61

July

791.22

22.39

August

538.60

15.24

September

488.99

13.84


 

Shrimp is the Main Seafood that India Exports


Shrimp is the most demanded and most exported seafood from India in 2017. India shrimp exports covered 98.82% market for the seafood exports and 419147161 kilograms departed from India from Q1 to Q3 of 2017. Prawn and Scampi are other species that India export and registered 1.05% and 0.13% of shrimp export value. Check the following table to know shrimp species in India that is exported.



Species

Value (%)

Quantity (KGS)

Shrimp

98.82

419147161

Prawn

1.05

4330943

Scampi

0.13

336610

*above stats are based on Jan-Sept 2017 report


Here, we go through different Categories of Indian Shrimp that is exported. India majorly exports headless shell on (HLSO) shrimp to foreign countries. It recorded USD 1604.70 million with the quantity of 196991291 kilograms during Q1-Q3 2017 and represents 45% of the total’s output. The other categories of shrimp that India exports are PDTO (peeled and deveined tail on), peeled & deveined, peeled & deveined tail off, peeled undeveined, head on shell on and BTTY-TO (butterfly tail on).


Shrimp Exporters in India


There are more than 400 active shrimp exporters in India. Anjaneya Sea Foods is the largest shrimp supplier in India and did export sales of USD 194.75 million which represents 5.51% of the total’s value from January to September 2017. The company has exported 1165033 kilograms of shrimp to seafood importing countries. Here is the list of some shrimp exporters in India.


                  ·         Anjaneya Sea Foods

                  ·         Nekkanti Sea Foods Ltd

                  ·         Sagar Grandhi Exports Pvt Ltd

                  ·         Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt Ltd

                  ·         Sai Marine Exports Pvt Ltd

                  ·         Apex Frozen Foods Pvt Ltd


Top Destination Countries of Indian Shrimp


Indian shrimp is exporting to 80 different countries across the world. Indian seafood exports found its largest market the United States followed by Vietnam, Japan, United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates. India shrimp exports to USA stood at USD 1614.75 million with the total quantity of 166269926 kilograms during the period of Jan-Sept 2017. India has supplied 45% of the shrimp shipments to United States only. As per shrimp export data, India shrimp exports to Vietnam recorded USD 836.43 million with the quantity of 120445423 kilograms. Refer the below table to check the shrimp importing countries of India with the value and quantity recorded.


 

Countries

Value (USD Million)

Quantity (KGS)

United States

1614.75

166269926

Vietnam

836.43

120445423

Japan

271.82

28335768

United Kingdom

114.80

13178137

UAE

110.46

14774072

*above stats are based on Jan-Sept 2017 report


Top Indian States of Shrimp Exports


Andhra Pradesh is the largest Indian shrimp exporter state and recorded USD 1285.33 million between January and September 2017. Approximately 36% of the Indian shrimp has exported from Andhra Pradesh only. Tamil Nadu is second largest in the list of shrimp exporting states of India. A total of 74096200 kilograms of Indian shrimp with the value of USD 688.60 million is exported from Tamil Nadu during the same period.


In our trade report of shrimp exports from India, you can get the list of shrimp exporters in Andhra Pradesh and top shrimp exporters in Tamil Nadu. Here is the table of top five shrimp exports states of India.


 

Indian States

Value (USD Million)

Andhra Pradesh

1285.33

Tamil Nadu

688.60

West Bengal

412.07

Kerala

384.60

Maharashtra

308.57

*above stats are based on Jan-Sept 2017 report


India Departs Maximum Shrimp Shipments from Vizag Sea


In 2017, India is exporting shrimp to its destination countries from 23 Indian ports. Vizag Sea is the biggest Indian port of shrimp exports. India has exported 31.13% of the shrimp with the value of USD 1099.93 million from this port only during Q1-Q3 2017. Vizag Sea is followed by Krishnapatnam Port Sea, Kolkata Sea, Cochin Sea and JNPT (Nhava Sheva Sea) which recorded share value of 17.53%, 15.72%, 8.34% and 7.53 respectively. Let’s go to the table to check the top Indian ports of shrimp exports with their share value recorded.


 

Indian Ports

Value (%)

Vizag Sea

31.13

Krishnapatnam Port sea

17.53

Kolkata Sea

15.72

Cochin Sea

8.34

JNPT

7.53

*above stats are based on Jan-Sept 2017 report


What Will You Gain from Shrimp Export Report of India?


Are you seeking foreign buyers of shrimp or seafood? Well, you can get the list of seafood importer or shrimp importing countries through our trade report. Shrimp is the main seafood that India exports. As we can say that it is one of the best seafood in the world. Let’s see what you will gain from our shrimp trade report.


                   ·         In what quantity, shrimp species are exported from India?

                   ·         Know month wise analysis of Indian shrimp export sales.

                   ·         What is the category and grade of Indian shrimp?

                   ·         Get the list of Seafood exporters in India and foreign buyers.

                   ·         Which Indian States exports shrimp majorly?


Here, we are providing the sample of shrimp export data India 2017. We’ve covered the major data fields in this sample and other shipment details like exporter name, exporter address, invoice number, date of shipment etc.



HS Code

03061719

Product Description

Fresh Chilled White Shrimps 30/40 (We In Tended To Claim Rewards Under Meis)

Shrimp Type

Shrimp

Shrimp Size

30/40

Shrimp Scientific Name

Litopenaeus Setiferus (White Shrimp)

Quantity

810 KGS

FOB Value

USD 5530.98

Indian Port

Cochin Air

Foreign Port

Dubai

Foreign Country

United Arab Emirates


 

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