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India International Seafood Show (IISS) 2020

Current context: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry is organizing the 22nd edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS) 2020 in Kochi, Kerala from 7-9 February 2020.
India International Seafood Show (IISS) 2020
  • The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), under the Ministry of Commerce, is organising the event in association with the Seafood Exporters Association of India (SEAI).
  • The theme of this year’s seafood show is “Blue Revolution- Beyond Production to Value Addition”.
  • The biennial show is being held in Kochi after 12 years and the 21st edition of IISS was held in Goa in January 2018.
  • The IISS provides a single platform for Indian exporters and overseas importers of Indian marine products to interact.
  • Also, it will provide an opportunity to display and sale for manufacturers and suppliers of processing machinery, packaging systems, processing ingredient dealers and cold chain systems.
  • IISS 2020 will highlight the technological advances and sustainable practices followed in the seafood processing sector in India.
  • During 2018-19 India has exported over 14,37,000 tons of marine products worth USD 6.70 billion and is expected to achieve an export turnover of USD 15 billion in the next 5 years.

Question: 

Q.1 The 22nd edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS) 2020 is recently held in ____________? 
a. Thiruvananthapuram
b. Kochi
c. Kovalam
d. Visakhapatnam
India International Seafood Show (IISS) 2020 India International Seafood Show (IISS) 2020 Reviewed by Neha Verma on February 08, 2020 Rating: 5

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