VOV.VN - Approximately 220 tariff lines of aquatic products with basic tax rates of 0 - 22% are set to be slashed to 0% immediately after the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) comes into effect, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
VOV.VN -Vietnamese aquatic exports raked in US$626 million in June, representing an annual decline of 10% with the drop largely caused by the negative impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Export revenue of aquatic products in August was estimated at 833 million USD, bringing the result for the first eight months of this year to 5.52 billion USD, a drop of 1.2 percent over the same period last year.
VOV.VN - The import and export of aquatic products went into reserve during the first seven months of this year, noted the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - The price of raw material of Tra fish (pangasius) has been consistently dropping in the past time, hampering the annual target of earning US$10 billion from aquatic exports.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau is working to spread effective shrimp farming models, towards earning 1.2 billion USD from export later this year.
Vietnam is likely to earn 10 billion USD from exporting aquatic products in 2019, according to the Directorate of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - Aquatic exports saw slight drops in both volume and value during the first five months of 2019, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
VOV.VN - Some 300 goods are expected to enjoy preferential tariffs under a pending decree detailing tariff cuts under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Exports of aquatic products in the second quarter could increase by 8 percent at the highest, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
VOV.VN - Aquatic exports to China are facing numerous difficulties in bouncing back and could only reach the highest turnover similar to 2018, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Vietnam enjoyed a surge of 46% in aquatic products’ export value to the US market in August to US$188.7 million, pushing the total revenue in the first eight months of this year to US$982.9 million, up 7% over the same period last year.
Vietnam recorded a year-on-year rise of 9.7% in aquatic exports to US$3.12 billion in the first five months of 2018, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
It is necessary to develop the fisheries sector based on three pillars of chain exploitation, processing aligned with the market and using science and technology to develop aquaculture, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s aquatic product exports are forecast to hit US$8.5 billion next year, up nearly 3% from 2017, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP).
The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) will join hands with relevant agencies to organise a dialogue between 100 Vietnamese seafood businesses in the Mekong Delta region and the Australia’s Seafood Importers Association (ASIS) to promote seafood shipments to Australia, VFF President Tran Thanh Man has said.
Aquatic product exports in the past ten months rose 17.6% to US$6.73 billion, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Aquatic exports in September 2017 are estimated to reach US$696 million, pushing total exports of the products in the first nine months of this year to US$5.91 billion, up 18.1% from the same period last year.
Businesses in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have enjoyed good export growth, with sharp rises in shipments of rice and aquatic products which make up more than 70% of local total export value.
Aquatic product exporters should devise proper strategies to make inroads into to China – a potential but choosy market, experts said at a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 30.