Marketing System of Shrimp in Some Selected Areas of Bangladesh

Md. Imran Omar, Md. Ashraful Islam, Syed Ariful Haque, Mohammad Azharul Alam, Umme Aymon Janifa


A study was undertaken to examine the marketing system value chin analysis of shrimp in selected areas of Khulna district of Bangladesh during the month of March-April 2012. The objectives of the study were to estimate costs and margins, seasonal price variation and to test market integration of shrimp. Primary were used for this study. The higher marketing cost was incurred by aratdars and the lowest by retailer. On the other hand, retailers earned the highest net marketing margins.T he findings of the study revealed that the marketing of shrimp was a profitable business and some recommendations were provided for the improvement of shrimp marketing in the country.

Keywords: Engle Granger co-integration, Market integration, marketing system, price behavior

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