Posted by: Jimely Flores | November 12, 2012

blue swimming crab in the Philippines: an update

Crab and crab products (mostly from the blue swimming crab, Portunus pelagicus species)is the 3rd top export product of the Philippines. In CY2009, its export value costs about US$39,171Thousands. The Philippines exports most of its crab products to the USA. Of the total Production about 60% are exported and 40% remains in the country for local consumption.

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