While China is technically correct there are various sources for tilapia that find its way to the US..
After China, the leading suppliers of frozen tilapia for the gl…obal market are Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand. Iran and India have just decided to allow tilapia farming and it will be interesting to see how large their contribution to the global tilapia market will be in a few years..
Demand for tilapia is expected to grow based on consumer perception and lab confirmed results regarding low to non-detectable levels of mercury. ( Full Answer )