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CPF Invests USD 939 mln to Boost Foreign Revenue
"We are committed to investing THB 6 billion (USD 187.8 million) a year over the next five years to expand production of animal feed and livestock at home and overseas," said company CEO and President Adirek Sripratak. "Over 60 per cent of that amount will go overseas, largely to expand existing operations in Russia, India, Turkey, the Philippines, Malaysia and some African countries."

Shrimp Industry Battles through External Challenges
SHRIMP exporters are increasingly relying on uncertain wild catch as once-booming shrimp farms continue to decline.Buffeted by sanctions, the lingering after-effects of Cyclone Nargis and the global recession, shrimp farms began to go downhill in 2004, after several years of good business, exporters said.

Thai Shrimp Production Strategy Focuses on Proactive Marketing
Thailand's Fisheries Department has drafted its second proactive strategy plan for the country's shrimp farming for the next three years to upgrade national production capacity, adopt proactive marketing and research before submitting its draft for Cabinet approval.

Little Shrimp at the Prairie
To be sure, the recent Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has caused consumers to think twice about the source of their seafood. While government and British Petroleum sources assure consumers that the marine life is safe to eat, many shrimpers and fisherman will tell you about their uncertain future.

Consumers Concerned With Gulf Shrimp
Nearly half of all respondents claim they are leery of buying Gulf of Mexico shrimp, according to very preliminary results in a study conducted by researchers at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Vietnam Shrimp Exports Rise
Seafood exports totalled US$2.9 billion in the first eight months of this year, an increase of 13 per cent compared to the same period a year earlier, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Shimp and tra catfish saw the greatest growth in both volume and value, the ministry said, with shrimp exports rising by 15 per cent in volume during the period to 110,300 tonnes and 20 per cent in value to $929 million.

Shrimp Survey Begins in Gulf of San Jorge
According to Resolution No. 257/10, a commercial survey will be authorised in the Gulf from zero hours on 18 September to 21 of the same month in the maritime area covered by the following geographical positions: 44° 56' SL and the coast, 44° 56' SL and the outer limits of provincial jurisdiction, 46° 00' SL and 67° 20' WL, 46° 00' S and the outer limits of provincial jurisdiction.

Oily, Slow Start to Louisiana Shrimping Season
Louisiana's first shrimping season since the BP oil disaster spewed millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico got underway Monday, but few boats took to the water and the ones that did found oil, a major shrimp wholesaler said.

Government Begins Adjusting Shrimp Farms
The Mexican Government and the shrimp sector are working together to stabilise the country's shrimp farms in order to increase aquaculture activity, said Carlos Carrillo Santana, Federal Delegate from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA).

Pakistan Calls For More Investment From Vietnam
The Vietnamese Trade Office in Pakistan said that the country has 180 billion tonnes of peat and is calling on foreign businesses to co-operate in coal mining and building thermo-electric power plants.

EC Rule Strands Shrimp Consignments In Ports
Hundreds of Bangladeshi shrimp consignments remain stranded in different ports of the world as new European Commission (EC) rules demanding health certificates of the items barred entry to the European states, official sources said.