Agro-forestry-aquatic products post one-billion-USD export value
The export of Vietnamese shrimps to Japan has shown signs of recovery this year, after a 9.2-percent decrease in 2018.
A delegation from the Israeli city of Nazareth, led by its Deputy Mayor Youset Ayad, worked with authorities and toured shrimp farms in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on July 6, seeking partnership opportunities for importing shrimp.
VOV.VN - With favourable climatic conditions endowed by nature, Ca Mau has led the Mekong Delta provinces in shrimp production. Currently, nearly 300,000ha in the province are dedicated to shrimp production, with a turnover of nearly 150,000 tons and an export value of nearly US$1 billion.
If the shrimp industry does not change it will be unable to export and will also need to be rescued like its pork, dragon fruit and watermelon counterparts, heard a recent seminar on establishing a disease-free shrimp production chain for export in Ho Chi Minh City.
The National Agro-Forestry- Fisheries Quality Assurance Department issued a document on December 20 requesting seafood processors to strengthen their checks for Sulfadiazine in shrimps to be shipped to Japan.
With an annual income of more than VND2.5 billion (US$111,200), a farmer in the northern province of Quang Ninh has fellow farmers queuing up to learn his new techniques in agriculture production.
(VOV) - Can Tho province is expected to earn US$485 million from seafood exports this year, a year-on-year increase of 23.4% and accounting for 33.4% of the province’s total export turnover.
(VOV) -The US Department of Commerce has decided to maintain anti-dumping tariffs on Vietnamese shrimp imports.
The export value of seafood in the first half of this year grew strongly due to a sharp increase in shrimps and prawns.
Vietnam’s seafood exports are predicted to experience a year-on-year decrease of 13 percent to US$1.15 billion in the first quarter of this year.
Apart from challenges such as falling prices and the contraction in the number of orders, Vietnamese exporters are facing more and more technical barriers and the trend of trade protection of importers.
The turnover from Vietnamese fisheries exports in May hit US$500 million, raising the sector’s total export revenue for the first five months of this year to US$2.3 billion, up 9.8 percent over the same period last year.
Vietnam’s seafood sector will run short of capital and material resources and face challenges of meeting food hygiene and safety requirements, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has announced final results of the fourth administrative review on Vietnamese shrimps exported to the US, which was conducted from February 1, 2008 to January 31, 2009.