The fishing industry not only acts as foreign exchange earner but also plays an important role in Kerala economy. This study analyses the issues of seafood processing export industry and examines the state’s position in the international market. The study employs, non-parametric tests, Kruskal Wallis H Statistic test to rank the various problems faced by the seafood export processing surveyed units. The success of fish and fishery export processing industry can be achieved by minimizing the cost of production and improving the quality standards to attain higher economies of scale. Marketing and distribution channels should be made efficient and should keep up good industrial relations with product and process innovation. For efficient finance and administration easy access to capital, effective cost control and efficient information system are needed.
Prof. Dr. Bilal BİLGİN