In 2018, the FAO reported that world aquaculture production reached an all-time high of 114.5 million tonnes, worth $263.6 billion of farmgate sales. Crustacean production was 9.4 million tonnes, valued at $69.3 billion – 52.9 percent of which comes from Pacific whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei).
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By November 2020, Vietnam brought in $3.4 billion from exporting shrimps, up 11.3% as compared to the same period last year. The shrimp exports in 2020 are expected to reach $3.78 billion, up 12.4% from last year.
In the conference of the establishment of the Vietnam Sustainable Shrimp Alliance, twenty-two members were voted to be the Executive Committee. Deputy Chairman of Cà Mau People’s Committee Lê Đắc Sử was elected to be the Chairman of the Union for the period 2020-2025.
As the world’s population grows, demand for animal protein will continue to rise. Over time, this need for ever-increasing quantities of animal protein, which is already placing tremendous pressure on our planet’s finite natural resources, will lead to significant environmental strain, and take our food systems well beyond the planet’s boundaries.