This report forecasts world demand for aquaculture supplies and equipment by product and major world region in US dollars at the farm gate level (and thus includes intermediate mark ups and distribution margins) to 2017. Product segments include feed, equipment, water treatment chemicals, feed supplements, and other supplies. Major world regions include Asia/Pacific, Europe, Central and South America, Africa/Mideast, and North America. Demand by product segment is also forecast for each major world region.
To illustrate historical trends world, product, and regional demand are provided for 2007 and 2012. World and regional demand are further segmented by market for 2012 in terms of intensive grow-out aquaculture, hatcheries, and extensive grow-out aquaculture.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve global demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.