Jul 20, 2018

106,000 MT of fish imported in 2017 Featured

As much as 106,000 metric tons of fish had been imported last year at a cost of Rs, 33,996 million, according to Central Bank and Finance Ministry statistics.

That means more than five kilos of imported fish had been consumed per person during the year.

On the other hand, only 24,827 MT of fish had been exported in 2017.

The local fish production was 531,310 MT.