From January to August 2006, the export of aquaculture products reached 664.5 million tons worth US$1.4 billion, Aquaculture Director General Made L Nurjana said.
Shrimp exports were the main foreign exchange earner in 2006, he said. During the January-August 2006 period, Indonesia exported 112.5 million tons of shrimp with a total value of US$739.2 million.
The country also exported tuna fish with a total volume of 58,633 tons worth US$168.72 million, and dried seaweed 57,683 tons worth US$ 28.55 million.
Source: Antara News