Record Year for Shrimp Imports in 2014

The U.S. Census Bureau released official import statistics for November 2014 earlier this week.  These data show that 2014 will set historical records in terms of the overall value of frozen, non-breaded warmwater shrimp imports and will be at near all-time highs in terms of volume.   As shown in the chart below, even without accounting for December (data regarding […]

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Corporations Make Jumbo Profits from Shrimp

New Analysis Demonstrates that Middlemen Extract from Consumers Exorbitant Profits of More Than $4.2 Billion a Year by Exploiting Dumped Imports, While Retail Prices Remain High Washington, DC– Shrimp middlemen extract from consumers more than $4.2 billion a year above and far beyond what even the seafood industry concedes is a “reasonable” estimate for expenses and profit. The analysis conducted […]

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