Strong growth in Brazilian tilapia aquaculture.

Aquaculture in Brazil is experiencing strong growth and the fin fish species tilapia in particular.

From year 2008 to 2009 Brazilian aquaculture increased production volume by 13,8% and tilapia by 19,6%, according to data published by the Brazilian Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA). In nine years, from year 2000, Brazilian aquaculture has increased by a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10,3%, and tilapia aquaculture by 17,0%.

Inocap has had a look at the report by MPA dated August 2010 and summarized some selected data in a presentation.

For more information, download the presentation
«A Snapshot at Brazil«

In the below article, that was published at Intrafish 6 September 2010, Inocap comments on the same report from MPA. “Brazil has big plans to boost tilapia output”.