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Honduras leads tilapia exports to US

Wednesday, November 9, 2016


Honduras remains the largest exporter of fresh tilapia to the United States, according to recently released statistics from the US Department of Agriculture, Honduras's Tiempo newspaper reported.

The country sent $60.3 million worth of fresh tilapia, 20,386,841 pounds (9,249 metric tons), to the US in 2015, the highest of any exporter.

However, those exports are a decline from 2014 when 9,981t with a total value of $74 million were sent.

Source: Undercurrent News