Anxious to avoid the same fate as China, Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar, the Indian government is imposing rigorous controls on shrimp processors and exporters. Every year, the country shrimp exports generate foreign exchange of Rs. 4,000 crores (US$818m), amounting to two-thirds of the total seafood exports. Fears for the safety of the trade have been raised however as the EU and US impose bans on shrimp imports