Tilapia exports to the US increase by 52%, reach $ 35 mn

In 2020, amidst the coronavirus pandemic, Colombian tilapia sales to the United States reached $ 35.4 million, a 52% increase over the same period last year (6,908.5 tons vs 4,547 tons). Globally, Colombia has exported this year (as of August 31) 7,119.1 tons valued at $36.9 million, an increase of 47% in tons and 20.5% in value. This increase is due to higher sales to the US, which represents 96% of total tilapia exports. The rest is sent to Peru, the United Kingdom and Germany.

Source: Portafolio