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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Seanamico Black Tiger Shrimps Certified Sustainable
VIET NAM - Farmed black tiger shrimps from Seanamico have now been certified sustainable by Friend of the Sea. Seanamico’s products can now proudly display the...
Friday, July 04, 2014
Four Per Cent Increase In Vietnamese Seafood Output
VIET NAM - For the first six months of 2014, seafood production reached 2.8 million tonnes....
Friday, June 20, 2014
Viet Nam Remains Top Shrimp Exporter to Japan
VIET NAM - After Japan’s detection of Oxytetracycline (OTC) in shrimp imported from Viet Nam since mid-March 2014, some international sources predicted that Japan...
Thursday, June 05, 2014
First Shrimp Farm Enters ASC Assessment
Shrimp producer, Quoc Viet, has become the first farm to enter into assessment against the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Shrimp Standard for well-managed...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Dong Thap Leading in Pangasius Production
VIET NAM - From January to May 2014, superficies for pangasius farming in the Mekong Delta estimated to hit 5,500 hectares with the output of 335 thousand MT....
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Viet Nam Seafood Exports Experienced the Highest Growth in Three Years
VIET NAM - As expected, Viet Nam shrimp exports continued to get positive results in 2013 and reported high growth thanks to increase in whiteleg shrimp production...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Growth in Viet Nam's Shrimp Exports to US Q1 2014
VIET NAM - Vietnamese shrimp exports to the US registered impressive growth in the first quarter of this year due to zero tax and competitive pricing....
Monday, April 28, 2014
Vinh Long Investing in Expanding Prawn Hatchery
VIET NAM - The People Committee of Vinh Long province has recently approved the project of upgrading and expanding a fish seed center located in Tan Hoi commune,...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Bac Lieu Expanding Whiteleg Shrimp Farming
VIET NAM - So far this year, farmers in Bac Lieu province have stocked nearly 1,500 hectares of whiteleg shrimp under intensive and semi-intensive models....
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Sustainable Aquaculture Project Shows Compliance with European Standards
VIET NAM - A sustainable aquaculture project was conducted by the College of Agriculture and Fisheries (under the Can Tho University) in cooperation with The University...
Monday, March 17, 2014
2014 Whiteleg Shrimp Exports Continue to Push Up
VIET NAM - In 2013, Viet Nam’s whiteleg shrimp exports hit $1.58 billion, up 113 per cent year on year and making up 50.7 per cent of the country’s total shrimp...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Ca Mau to Develop More Industrial Shrimp Farming in 2014
VIET NAM - In 2014, Ca Mau city plans to expand its industrial shrimp farming area to 1,100 hectares....
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Viet Nam Seafood Exports to Australia Growing
VIET NAM - According to the General Department of Viet Nam Customs, the country's goods exports to Australia in January 2014 reached $294.47 million, up 4.1 per...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
ASEAN Block to Set Own Shrimp Standards
VIET NAM - ASEAN countries are supplying 80 per cent of the global shrimp output while they have to follow various standards set by importing countries. Therefore,...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Viet Nam's Shrimp Prices on the Up
VIET NAM - Since early 2014, shrimp prices have stayed on high levels and continued to rise in the week from 17-23 Feb 2014....
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Mekong Delta Farmers Developing Rice-shrimp Farming
VIET NAM - A rice-shrimp farming model is being developed in the Mekong Delta provinces as natural conditions in the region are suitable for developing the model,...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Japan Removes Reduces Ethoxyquin Testing of Viet Nnam Shrimp
VIET NAM - On January 21 2014, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan (MHLW) issued an official announcement on increasing maximum residue limits (MRL)...
Monday, January 13, 2014
Will Viet Nam Reach $3.5 billion of Shrimp Exports in 2014?
VIET NAM - Vietnamese Shrimp exports would hit $3.5 billion in 2014 if Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) continues to be under control, quality of exported shrimps...
Monday, January 06, 2014
Viet Nam's Live Black Tiger Shrimp Return to Chinese Market
VIET NAM - Viet Nam’s live black tiger shrimp has been allowed to enter the Chinese market again after the ban set by the market since October 2012....
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Ca Mau Shrimp Sector Attempts to Overcome Hardship
VIET NAM - In 2013, Ca Mau province hit the record high of over $1 billion in seafood exports. To gain the good result, the province strengthened its linkage among...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Vietnamese Shrimp Farmers Turn to Biofloc to Control EMS
VIET NAM - In 2012, early mortality syndrome (EMS) on shrimp farms cost farmers VND30,000 billion in loss. The loss in 2013 has been reduced thanks to biofloc technology...
Vietnamese Shrimp Sales to Hit Record High
VIET NAM - The Viet Nam shrimp sector has gained good results in 2013 such as, a recovery in its brackish water shrimp farming, a bumper shrimp harvest and a high...
Monday, December 09, 2013
Viet Nam Attempting to Overcome Shortage of Raw Shrimp
VIET NAM - Viet Nam seafood exports in 2013 are hoped to hit over $6.5 billion, up five per cent year-on-year, mainly due to sharp increase in vannamei exports....
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Japan Raises Ethoxyquin Limits on Viet Nam Shrimp
VIET NAM - Japan is considering raising the maximum residue limits (MRL) for Ethoxyquin (ETQ) on shrimp from Viet Nam to 0.2 ppm, 20 times higher than the current...
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Viet Nam Shrimp Prices Continue to Soar
VIET NAM - During mid-November 2013, the price of black tiger shrimp sized 20 pieces per kilogram was VND290,000 per kilogram, up VND10,000/kg over the previous...
Monday, November 04, 2013
Viet Nam's Shrimp Exports Likely to Reach US$2.5B in 2013
VIET NAM - Viet Nam expects to earn US$2.5-US$2.6 billion from shrimp exports in 2013, up by 15 per cent from last year, attributable to the stability of the monthly...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
US Becomes Top Importer of Viet Nam Shrimp
VIET NAM - During the past five years, this is the first time the US has surpassed Japan to be the largest buyer of Vietnamese shrimp. ...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Positive Outlook for Viet Nam's Whiteleg Shrimp Exports
VIET NAM - Viet Nam’s whiteleg shrimp production and exports in 2013 are hoped to be speeded up thanks to global market’s high demand for cheap and small shrimp...
Monday, September 23, 2013
Viet Nam Shrimp Exports Rose Almost 200 per cent in August
VIET NAM - According to Viet Nam Customs, in the first eight months of 2013, Viet Nam shrimp exports totaled US$1.73 billion, up 22 per cent on that of the same...
Thursday, September 05, 2013
EU an Attractive Market for Vietnamese Shrimp Producers
VIET NAM - Recovering economies in the EU are good news for Vietnamese shrimp producers who are subject to an anti-dumping duty and a countervailing duty rate of...
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