VOV.VN - This year’s seafood export turnover is forecast to expand by 6% to US$7.4 billion when compared to last year’s figure, and is set to fulfill its target one month ahead of schedule despite facing a number of notable difficulties.
Vietnam shipped US$749 million worth of seafood abroad in August, bringing seafood exports in the first eight months of 2017 to US$5.13 billion, up 18.1 percent from the same period last year.
Vietnam’s export turnover of aquatic products is forecast to reach US$8 billion in 2017, up 14 percent year on year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Though Vietnam’s seafood exports to Japan grew strongly in the first half of 2017, businesses must not neglect product quality control since this market has great influence on the prestige of Vietnam’s aquatic products in the world.
VOV.VN - The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute in collaboration with a group of other US fish and seafood advocacy organizations are gearing up for a trade mission to Southeast Asia later this year, according to multiple sources.
Vietnam’s seafood exports to the United States reduced in the first five months, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s farmed seafood output is likely to hit 4.7 million tonnes with export earnings estimated at US$30-35 billion by 2030, said Chairman of the Vietnam Seaculture Association (VSA) Nguyen Huu Dung at a May 5 workshop in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - Aquatic product exports rose by 7.9% to US$1.51 billion in the first quarter of this year, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - China is considered an emerging market of Vietnam seafood, and exports to the market are expected to hit US$1 billion this year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
The Directorate of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has set a goal of US$7.1 billion in seafood export revenue in 2017.
The reputation of some exporters is on the line, with one already banned by the European Union.
Nearly 90% of tariff lines have been cut and reduced, with 59% abolished immediately as the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has taken effect since October 2016.
The export value of agro-forestry-fishery products in the first ten months of this year reached US$26.4 billion, a year-on-year increase of 6.3%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The country’s seafood exports are expected to reach US$7 billion this year, a year-on-year increase of 5.5 %, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (Vasep).
The Vietnam Seafood Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) believes that Vietnam is capable of becoming an important global seafood production base.
Certificates of origin is a must for Vietnamese seafood exported to the EU, Siegfried Bank, an expert from the European Trade Policy and Investment Support Project (EU-MUTRAP), affirmed at a conference concerning the issue held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 7.
The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu earned US$288 million from seafood exports in the first eight months of 2016, fulfilling 55% of its yearly target, but dropping nearly 5% compared to the same period last year.
VOV.VN - Seafood exports inched up 4.1% to US$4.3 billion in the first eight months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Despite challenges ahead, aquatic exports are expected to reach US$7.1 billion this year, a rise of 8% over last year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Agro-forestry-fishery shipments abroad brought home an estimated US$17.8 billion in the first seven months of the year, a year-on year surge of 5.1%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.