Asian shrimp production fell short of earlier forecast

Despite lower overall production in Asia, export prices remained soft because of high inventories in the single largest market, the United States of America. Asian and Latin American exporters increased direct sales to China, following the country’s clampdown on illegal border trade with Viet Nam and implementation of lower tariff since December 2017.

source: http://www.fao.org/in-action/globefish/market-reports/resource-detail/en/c/1189878