Aquaculture in Canada industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Canada aquaculture market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.
The aquaculture industry is defined as production through the farming of aquatic organisms, in both inland waters and marine areas, including: freshwater fish, marine fish, diadromous fish, molluscs, and crustaceans. Farming implies some form of intervention in the rearing process to enhance production, such as regular stocking, feeding, protection from predators, etc. Farming also implies individual or corporate ownership of the stock being cultivated. The market specifically refers to output from aquaculture activities, which are designated for final harvest for consumption. Harvest for ornamental purposes is not included. Production is measured in live weight tonnes (one tonne = 1,000 kilograms) and values are based on producer prices. Any currency conversions included in this report have been calculated using constant 2013 annual average exchange rates.
The Canadian aquaculture industry had total revenues of $861.9m in 2013, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4% between 2009 and 2013.
Industry production volume increased with a CAGR of 3.1% between 2009 and 2013, to reach a total of 174,689.7 tonnes in 2013.
The performance of the industry is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 7.5% for the five-year period 2013 - 2018, which is expected to drive the industry to a value of $1,236.5m by the end of 2018.
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