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Case study the shrimp export industry in Bangladesh

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  • Cato, James C.
  • Subasinge, S.

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"By the end of the 1970s, the Bangladesh seafood processing industry had expanded rapidly. But sanitary facilities, technology adaptation, and adequate training did not keep pace. Shrimp exports suffered in the late 1970s, and the U. S. Food and Drug Administration placed seafood imports from Bangladesh under automatic detention. This was only the beginning of the export market problems arising from substandard product safety and quality that Bangladesh's shrimp industry faced over the next two decades. This case study illustrates the actions taken by Bangladesh, with the aid of external partners, to overcome substantial obstacles to participation in world shrimp markets." from Text

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  • Cato, James C. & Subasinge, S., 2003. "Case study the shrimp export industry in Bangladesh," 2020 vision briefs 10 No. 9, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  • Handle: RePEc:fpr:2020br:1009
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    1. Unnevehr, Laurian J. & Ronchi, Loraine, 2014. "Food safety and developing markets: Research findings and research gaps:," IFPRI discussion papers 1376, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    2. Jaffee, Steven & Henson, Spencer, 2004. "Standards and agro-food exports from developing countries: rebalancing the debate," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3348, The World Bank.
    3. Unnevehr, Laurian J., 2006. "Food Safety as a Global Public Good: Is There Underinvestment?," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25733, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    4. Errighi, Lorenza. & Mamic, Ivanka. & Krogh-Poulsen, Birgitte., 2016. "Global supply chains : insights into the Thai seafood sector," ILO Working Papers 994906883402676, International Labour Organization.

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