India International Seafood Show held in Kochi
The Marine Products Export Development Authority Organized International Sea Food Show in Kochi. Around 5,000 delegates participated in the show. The show will provide a platform for overseas importers of Indian marine products and also for Indian exporters.
The Show is being held between February 7, 2020 and February 9, 2020.
Around 350 stalls, 200 exhibitors and 5,000 delegates are to participate at the event. The show was previously held in Goa in January 2018. The show was organized under the theme
Theme: Blue Revolution: Beyond Production to Value Addition
IISS is one of Asia’s largest food fair. The fair is being held in Kerala after a gap of 12 years. Kerala’s Fisheries sector is important because it contributes 3% of India’s GDP.
The show aims to increase the seafood trade of India in global market from 4.1% to 6.7% by 2030.
The Global Fisheries sector contribute to 1% of world GDP. The total world population involved in fisheries industry is 40.5 million.
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