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In May of this year, Ecuador exported 107419 tons of shrimp, a year-on-year increase of 13%. The cumulative export volume in the first five months was 496739 tons, a year-on-year increase of 19%. The export revenue in May was 574 million US dollars, a year-on-year decrease of 6%. The cumulative export volume in the first five months was 2.72 billion US dollars, basically unchanged from the same period last year.
China remains Ecuador's largest export market for shrimp products, with exports to China reaching 68450 tons in May, an increase of 40% year-on-year; The export volume to the United States was 15463 tons, a year-on-year decrease of 15%. Ecuador's export volume to Spain, the largest market in Europe, was 4293 tons, a year-on-year decrease of 35%.
The average export price of Ecuadorian shrimp is $5.34 per kilogram, with a year-on-year and month on month decrease of 17%.
The average export price of Ecuadorian shrimp in China is $5.11 per kilogram, a year-on-year decrease of 18%. The export price to the United States was $6.17, a decrease of 14% year-on-year.
Ecuador will increase the density of shrimp farming from 8 to 15 per square meter to ensure a good habitat for shrimp. Ecuador introduced a series of shrimp feed factories around 2010 to help Ecuadorian shrimp farmers increase their shrimp growth rate from 1.1 grams per week to 2.5 grams.
Ecuador has a shrimp farming area of 220000 hectares, with an average annual yield of 4.5 tons per hectare. It is expected that the production will further increase in the future. Ecuador is also committed to establishing an efficient processing system, improving industrial competitiveness, and increasing information transparency. All product data and supply chain information are unified and integrated on the platform, allowing anyone to access and understand all processes from production to supply of shrimp.
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