Mexico City, May 10 (EFE).- value of Aquaculture and fish production in Mexico reached 47,239 million pesos ($2,321 million) at the end of 2021, representing a 7.5% increase compared to 2020 when they added 43,938 million pesos ($2,159 million)This Tuesday reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Mexico (SADAR).
Further, he specified that the previous year’s quantity 1,982,000 tonnesAnd 1.6% growth Compared to 2020, thanks to the greater capture of species such as anchovies, tuna, octopus and clams.
In a statement, the agency expects “the upward trend to continue” in 2022, with projected production volumes 2,800,000 tonnes.
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Agriculture of Mexico reported that according to the report “Agriculture Food Requirements 2022”“Temporary ban on export of captured shrimp America Last year, it had no real impact on production.
He said that in 2021 the North-Western region of the country (Baja California, Baja California Sur, Nayarit, Sinaloa and Sonora) ranked as the main producer and supplier of aquaculture and fisheries 1,633,081 tonnes (82.4% percent of the national total) and the value of 34,541 million pesos ($1,697 million), that is, 73,1% of the national clan.
By state, the report indicated that sonora It was ranked as a leader in sardine production; sinaloa led to the capture of tuna; Baja California It was the second best producer of sardines and the fourth best producer of tuna; Baja California Suri was the third producing state of sardines and nairito Standing out as the third best shrimp producer at the end of 2021.
With regard to the expectations of excellent fish products for 2022, it is expected that up to 125,912 tonnes, Of Shrimp 258,701 Ton, Production of Charal 2,418 Ton and of Sardines 636,837 Tons,
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Mexico signals an increase in its fishing output in 2021