China’s reduction of import tax on tra fish will help domestic firms boost exports to the country – the largest market for Vietnamese tra fish.
Although the European Commission (EC)’s issuance of a yellow card warning has caused certain difficulties for fisheries businesses and fishermen of Vietnam, many experts said this is a chance for the country to restructure its fisheries sector.
The Middle East has recently been touted as a potential market for Vietnamese seafood exporters due to its rising demand for seafood products, high payment ability, and less strict product standards as compared to the EU, the US and Japan.
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (VASEP) has proposed to the State to find solutions in dealing with trade barriers in the United States (US) market and promoting shrimp exports to this market.
Seafood processing companies are lacking materials for production, forcing some of them to import materials to meet orders.
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has asked the Government to strengthen the control of temporary imports for re-export of shrimp from India and Ecuador.
The seafood companies should work closer with various ministries such as trade and industry and foreign affairs to overcome trade barriers that hinder Vietnamese seafood exports, a top agriculture official said.
Building national trademarks for tra fish and shrimp was the highlight of a conference of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Processors and Exporters (VASEP) held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 12.
High anti-dumping tariff and the US Seafood Import Monitoring Programme (SIMP) are now key barriers facing Vietnamese shrimp exporters.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has ordered provinces and cities to focus on ensuring farmers raise shrimp using proper breeding processes and advanced techniques.
Vietnam is working to accelerate agricultural exports as growing global protectionism has impacted international trade and export of Vietnamese staples.
Farmers should reduce their volumes of shrimp at present to deal with a fall in purchasing price and wait for a recovery in shrimp prices on the world market, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Vietnam’s shrimp export value to Canada reached US$27.7 million by March 2018, a year-on-year increase of 16%, according to Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
The European Union (EU) market was the largest export market of Vietnamese shrimp in the first quarter of this year, according to Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Shipments of seafood, excluding fish, to many markets, especially the European Union (EU), showed signs of reduction recently, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has decided to allocate 200 satellite-positioning devices (Movimar) to the central coastal province of Ninh Thuan as part of measures to prevent illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s seafood has doubled great efforts to encourage the European Commission (EC) to withdraw its ‘yellow card’ warning and focused on developing a sustainable seafood industry for the future.
VOV.VN - Exports of cuttlefish and octopus to Russia skyrocketed by 889% to US$1 million in the first quarter of this year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Export turnover of tra fish reached US$438.2 million in the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 18% year-on-year, according to the Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
The US’s Global Policy Journal website has said Vietnam may become a model for ASEAN countries in fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.