- news, features, articles and disease information for the fish industry

Sign up for TheFishSite weekly newsletter5m Books.comSustainable Aquaculture Digital - Out Now!

Fish Industry News By Category: Shrimp and Prawns

Show results in:
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...
Thursday, August 29, 2013
High Potential for Whiteleg Shrimp Farming in Tra Vinh
VIET NAM - According to Sub-Department of Aquaculture in Tra Vinh province, up to now, in the locality, more than 2,100 households bred 588 million of whiteleg shrimp...
Monday, August 19, 2013
Viet Nam to be Hit by Countervailing Duties from US
VIET NAM - On the 12 August 2013, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) issued a final decision for the countervailing duties to be applied to warmwater shrimp from...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Shrimp Prices Rise Globally
GLOBAL - Disease outbreaks, lack of capital and other difficulties have slashed shrimp farming areas in many large producing countries. The decline in shrimp production...
Viet Nam's Seafood Exports Starting to Recover
VIET NAM - Viet Nam seafood exports are showing signs of recovery after two months of consecutive decline in export value from 10.7 to 30.8 per cent over the same...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
EU Shrimp Imports from Viet Nam Still on Downtrend
VIET NAM - In 2012, the EU imported nearly US$4.5 billion of shrimp products, down over 30.5 per cent compared to that of 2011. This was the sharpest drop recorded...
Friday, July 19, 2013
US Continues to be Largest Importer of Vietnamese Seafood
VIET NAM - Accounting for 21 per cent of total Viet Nam seafood exports, the US continues to be the largest importer of Vietnamese seafood with nearly US$ 500 million...
Monday, July 15, 2013
Asia is Potential Destination for Viet Nam Shrimp
VIET NAM - In 2012, Viet Nam had faced many difficulties in shrimp exports to big markets as the US, Japan or EU and the year 2013 is expected to expose shrimp exporters...
Monday, June 24, 2013
Viet Nam is Top World Producer of Black Tiger Shrimp
VIET NAM - Viet Nam is the leading producer of black tiger shrimp in the world with a production of 300,000 tons in 2011, followed by India and Indonesia with a...
 1  2  3 

News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Fish

News By Category

Our Sponsors


UG and PG Aquaculture Courses