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Ben Tre to expand farming of key aquatic species

Ben Tre to expand farming of key aquatic species

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre will invest more than 2.5 trillion VND (107.5 million USD) by 2030 to develop key aquatic species like black tiger shrimp, white-legged shrimp and tra fish, according to the provincial People’s Committee.

Seminar talks development of shrimp farming

Seminar talks development of shrimp farming

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.

Vietnamese farmers suffer from price fall

Vietnamese farmers suffer from price fall

Farmers in the Mekong Delta are "crying" because of the drop in prices for agricultural products such as rice, pitaya, and sweet potatoes. At the same time, shrimp breeders are suffering because of crop disease and the sharp fall of prices, the lowest in many years.

Shrimp – a key hard currency earner

Shrimp – a key hard currency earner

(VOV) -Vietnamese shrimp businesses enjoyed unprecedented success in 2013, with their export earnings reaching US$3 billion for the first time.

A bonanza year for the fisheries sector

A bonanza year for the fisheries sector

(VOV) - Despite capital shortages, high prices of input material, and adverse weather, the fisheries sector has put in a good performance in 2013, maintaining high growth and export markets.

Seafood exports hit US$5.5 billion in 10 months

Seafood exports hit US$5.5 billion in 10 months

(VOV) - They showed a 7.3% increase from a year earlier, with the October shipments estimated at US$680 million (up 14%) and the third-quarter value at more than US$1.9 billion (up 17.4%).

Shrimp exports to Japan, US in a fix

Shrimp exports to Japan, US in a fix

(VOV) - Shrimp exports to foreign markets are likely to fall in the remaining months of the year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).