Hainan Province exported $ 140 million tilapia in the first half of 2019

Hainan Province Customs reported that Hainan Province exported tilapia worth $ 140 million in the first half of 2019; this year, customs are constantly enhancing oversight and optimization services to help enterprises exporting tilapia to effectively use the dividends from the new economic policy and help open up new markets.


In the first half of 2019, 2447 batches of tilapia products were sold, about 51,000 tons, and the cost of goods amounted to nearly 140 million US dollars, which is 15.2%, 5.8% and 6.1% higher, respectively, of 2018.


Hainan Province Customs also actively applies national laws, regulations, standards and market information on aquatic products, conducts trainings for enterprises engaged in the export of aquatic products, manages enterprises to improve the HACCP system, forms effective working methods and improves the competitiveness of enterprises in the market.


Gastronomically, tilapia fish has become very popular due to the delicate taste of white meat with high protein and low fat content.


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