Vietnam’s tuna exports have earned US$154 million so far this year, a year-on-year increase of 19 percent, and the highest growth among seafood exports.
(VOV) - Although Vietnam’s export turnover in the first quarter of this year increased by 19.7 percent to US$29.69 billion compared to the same period last year, there remain certain challenges to overcome in the immediate future.
(VOV) -The export volume of Vietnamese tra fish to the Japanese market has risen considerably since March, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP).
(VOV) -Vietnam is expected to earn US$6.5 billion from seafood exports by the end of 2013, representing a year-on-year increase of 5 percent.
(VOV) -Seafood export earnings in the first quarter of this year are estimated at US$1.2 billion, a drop of 7.5-8 percent compared to the same period last year.
The export price of Vietnamese tra fish bound for the US has risen by US$0.3-0.4 per kilo, 10 percent higher than in mid-March, when the US Department of Commerce (DOC) levied a new range of anti-dumping duties on the staple.
The removal of import tariffs within the framework of the free trade agreement (FTA) with the EU will create better opportunities for Vietnam than for its rivals in the EU market, according to chief of the consultants group of the EU Multilateral Trade Assistance Project, Claudio Dordi.
(VOV) - The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP) has opposed the US Department of Commerce’s new calculations of tax rates imposed on Vietnamese Tra fish imported to the US.
(VOV) - The Directorate of Fisheries of Vietnam (D-Fish) is considering suing the US Department of Commerce in a US federal court for its unfair calculation of anti-dumping margins on Vietnamese frozen fish fillets.
(VOV) - Ukrainian seafood experts are inspecting seafood farms in Vietnam to ensure aquatic exports meet their food safety and hygiene standards.
In the first months of 2013, crab exports to the European Union (EU) enjoyed a dramatic year-on-year rise of nearly 200 percent. The export of crab and other crustaceans to the EU generated US$8.3 million, up 18 percent from last year.
(VOV) -Nearly 30 Vietnamese businesses have taken part in the International Boston Seafood Show (IBSS) which opened on March 11.
A delegation of Brazilian inspectors is in Vietnam from March 5-15 to assess the country’s seafood safety control system, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
(VOV) - The US Department of Commerce (DOC) had made a preliminary decision on anti-dumping duties as they apply to Vietnamese shrimp exported to the US from February 1, 2011, to January 31, 2012.
(VOV) - The 38th International Food and Beverage Exhibition (Foodex Japan 2013) opened in Japan’s Chiba prefecture on March 5.