Flower crab exports declined by half this year

Despite the continued high demand for flower crab from Thailand, this year’s export volume of the blue crabs has declined by half compared to the same period last year, exporters say. “The price of flower crabs produced from Kyaukpru, a major town in Rakhine State, is increasing due to Thailand’s growing demand. However, it is […]

Rakhine’s coastal waters still plagued by off-shore fishing vessels

The illegal entry of off-shore fishing vessels into Rakhine State’s shallow, coastal waters has reportedly see a depletion in amount of fish being caught by near-shore fisherman, Myitmakha News Agency has been informed. The Department of Fisheries has demarcated a territory ten-miles from the shore as an area exclusive to near-shore fishing vessels, but off-shore […]