VOV.VN - Exports of cuttlefish and octopus to the Republic of Korea jumped by 40.5% to nearly US$95 million in the first half of this year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP).
VOV.VN - Exports of cuttlefish, squid and octopus rose by 50% to US$269 million in the first half of this year, despite a reducing number of export markets, according to latest statistics from Vietnam Customs.
Cuttlefish and octopus exports this year are expected to increase by 4% from last year to reach US$470 million, according to the Việt Nam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (VASEP).
The Japanese Hokugan Company intends to build an ocean tuna and other aquatic products processing plant in the Dong Tac fishing port, Tuy Hoa city of the central coastal province of Phu Yen in the near future.
(VOV) -A cuttlefish boat coded BTh 88190 has got into difficulty and sunk off the central coastal province of Binh Thuan while fishing near Phan Thiet beach, leaving four of the five people on board missing.
Vietnam earned US$806 million from seafood exports in the first two months of this year, marking a year-on-year rise of 3 percent.
Seafood exports to the Republic of Korea are expected to grow steadily in the near future, said Trinh Nam Phuong from the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) at a seminar in HCM City on December 12.
Vietnam’s cuttlefish and octopus exports to Japan are forecast to experience a rise in the second half of 2012.