• Sea food Banner

    The Fresh Catch off the Indian Ocean

    Explore

  • HS Definition & Major Markets

    HS Definition – 4 Digit level

    HS Code Product Definition Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates
    0304 Fish fillets and other fish meat
    0303 Fish, frozen, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 03.04
    0306 Crustaceans, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; crustaceans, in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water, whether or not chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; flours, meals and pellets of crustaceans, fit for human consumption.
    0302 Fish, fresh or chilled, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 03.04.
    0307 Molluscs, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; aquatic invertebrates other than crustaceans and molluscs, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; flours, meals and pellets of aquatic invertebrates other than crustaceans, fit for human consumption.
    0305 Fish, dried, salted or in brine; smoked fish, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; flours, meals and pellets of fish, fit for human consumption.




    Seafood Exports and its Main Markets (2008-2011)

    HS No. Total Exports in US$ Mn. Main Destinations(Top 10 importing markets)
    2008 2009 2010 2011
    0304 58.79 76.94 66.76 71.99 UK, Germany, Italy, France, Netherlands, Japan, USA, Denmark, Belgium, Ireland
    0303 54.75 50.08 59.94 42.99 Netherlands, Italy, UK, France, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Taiwan, Japan Israel
    0306 19.72 26.03 31.14 36.36 Japan, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, Maldives, china, Canada, Taiwan, UK, Korea South
    0302 22.15 11.18 18.39 17.69 Japan, USA, Canada, Switzerland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Pakistan, Israel, Germany
    0307 5.58 3.29 12.85 1.77 Hong Kong, Vietnam, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Maldives, Canada, USA, Thailand
    0305 3.63 3.07 3.09 4.46 Hong Kong, Australia, Kuwait, Maldives, Korea South, UAE, USA, Canada, Malaysia Singapore
    Total Exports 164.62 170.59 192.17 175.26  

Fish & Fisheries Products

Sri Lanka’s seafood product sector has emerged as a quality exporter of a wide variety of fish, with the most popular of them being tuna. Sri Lanka’s rich and relished seafood of different varieties are available through an extensive network of exporters.

Product Varieties & Suppliers