Myanmar Fishery & Seafood 2021 Events
The exhibition will held concurrently with Myanmar Agriculture and Livestock Myanmar 2021 – 5th Edition and Myanmar Food & Beverage 2021,will be the Myanmar largest (3) in One Food show ,covering overall indoor 9,000 exhibition floor areas.. .Given the advantage accessing the different events all in one location – Yangon Convention Center. ( YCC ) .
Myanmar Fishery & Seafood 2021 – 3rd Edition supported by. Myanmar Fishery Federation ,the event will be attended by members of 8000 fish farmers ,processors, distributors, importers ,exporters, from all over Myanmar regions and neighboring countries from Asia and Indo China.
The three days of exhibition will reach 30,000 visitors . (4 %) of visitors are from Asia and Pacific countries . Visitors are from Fishery & Aquaculture Farmers from ( coastal and Inland ) ,Fishery & Seafood Exporters, Meat Processors’. Agriculture and Livestock farmers .Fish market wholesales ,Food Manufacturers .Aquaculture and Fishery Research Institution . Schools . Food and Beverages importers .Seafood Processors etc..
Fisheries in Myanmar’s Economy
Myanmar, the largest country in Southeast Asia, has a land area of 676,557, Km2, a coastline of about 3000 Km, continental shelf of 228,000 Km2 ,and an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of 486,000 Km2.
Inland freshwater bodies cover 8.1 million ha of which 1.3 million ha are permanent , the remainder are seasonally inundated floodplains. The abundant natural resources in freshwater and brackish – water fisheries contribute significantly to the food security.
Myanmar has extensive inland fisheries resources. Inland water bodies such as nature lakes ,reservoirs ,river systems and ponds cover around 8.2 million hectares of which 1.3 million hectares are permanent. The abundant natural resources in freshwater and brackish-water fisheries contribute significant to its food secure.
Rising Growth in both Fisheries and Aquaculture Market.
Myanmar is endowed with rich resources both in freshwater and marine fisheries, the increasing pressures from industrial and urban development and increased demand for fish and fishery products owing to a population growth as well as global climate change can cause damage to degradation of ecosystems including fishery resources.
In the 2017-2018 fiscal year the total production of fish was 5.87 million metric tons in Myanmar. The production of freshwater fish was 2.72 million metric tons ( 46% of the total fish production) and the production of marine fish was 3.15 million metric tons ( 54% of the total production of fish in Myanmar).
The export amount of fish and fishery product was (0.57) million metric tons and the value of which was (711.72) million in US & in 2018-2019 .It was exported to (46) countries ,but only 20 factories and workshops are qualified to export to the EU.