Fishing Industry – Is That A Major Industry in Your Country?

In India Fishing is a major Industry which is providing employment to about 14 million people who are living near by the coastal area.

Since 1947 the fish export has increased by ten fold and since 1990 it has got doubled till 2020.

frozen shrimp is the biggest item India is exporting. In the year 2016 -17 Indian exported shrimp worth $5.78 billion.

India has 8129 coast line with 3827 fishing villages, 1914 traditional fish landing centers for the fish production ,

In 2008 India was third in Marine and Fresh water capture fisheries and second largest aqua cultured farmed fish producer in the World.

What is the status of fishing Industry in your country?

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Updated: July 12, 2019 — 6:02 pm

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Emmanuel Inyang
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fishing is not the major industry in my country there are many uncountable industries operating in my country, fishing is popular industry but it is not taken serious by the government.

Alex Socorro
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Our country is an archipelago with such a long coastline in every island. Fishing is one of the major industries here. In fact, fishermen from other countries are doing their fishing here.

Oghenekome Irobo
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The total fish demand for Nigeria based on the 2014 population estimate of 180m is 3.32m Mt. The domestic fish production from Aquaculture, Artisanal and Industrial fisheries for 2014 is 1.123m Mt. Also in 2014, fisheries contributed 0.48% to the Agriculture GDP and contribution of Agriculture to GDP (2014) was 20.24%.

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