VOV.VN - Vietnam’s seafood exports to the Middle East and Africa last year reached US$254 million and US$95.2 million, respectively, according to the Asia-Africa Market Department (AAMD) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue urged the US to facilitate the export of Vietnamese agricultural and seafood products to its market at a June 6 meeting with Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky during his visit to the US from June 25-27.
China is projected to become Vietnam’s leading seafood importer from this year’s second quarter with growth of 37%, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam.
VOV.VN - A seafood export growth of 13% in the first four months of this year has signalled bright prospects for this year's US$10 billion export target, instead of US$9 billion as set early this year.
Promoting Vietnamese seafood exports to China was the main focus of a workshop held by the Vietnam Pangasius Association (VPA) and China’s Yuexi fisheries association in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 18.
VOV.VN - Agroforestry and seafood exports set a new trade record of US$36.37 billion in 2017, a rise of more than US$4 billion over the previous year and setting new milestones in the process, however, last year also brought losses in the pig-farming industry and the EU’s issuance of a yellow card to Vietnamese seafood.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh hopes to earn about VND8 trillion (US$352 million) from exporting seafood in 2018.
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 - 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.