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D.F.C. C.E.O. Warns Against Contraband Shrimp

Jul 5, 2023

D.F.C. C.E.O. Warns Against Contraband Shrimp

Henry Anderson

Henry Anderson, the Chief Executive Officer at the Development Finance Cooperation is warning against the illegal importation of shrimp. He says the practice poses a major threat to the rebounding industry. Anderson fears that contraband shrimp will undo years of progress.

Henry Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, Development Finance Cooperation

“Now there are couple other threats that are out there, contraband that is an issue. We work closely with the Ministry of Agriculture. They are a part of our board. They understand that issue. But we have to work with government and all of the other agencies, customs, to crack it down, because we don’t need that. In the tourism sector the local shrimp is coming back it is high quality. The thirty gram shrimp is coming back. So, at the end of the year, early next year all of that will be available locally. Stop playing this game of getting in things cheap, because you are not only bringing in shrimp but you could bring in disease and we disrupt everything.”

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