You are here

Koi - beautiful, graceful, and big business in Japan

Country exported record 295 tonnes of koi carp in 2016, generating turnover of 3.5b yen

BT_20180108_KOI8_3252258.jpg
Hand-reared for their colour and beauty, koi carp have become an iconic symbol of Japan that can sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars and even participate in beauty contests for fish.

Kazo, Japan

HAND-REARED for their colour and beauty, koi carp have become an iconic symbol of Japan that can sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars and even participate in fishy beauty contests.

The nation's koi carp were brought to the world's attention when visiting US...

sentifi.com

Market voices on: