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13 April 2016
Saline Intrusion Forces Farmers to Halve Shrimp Production
VIETNAM - High salinity in the Mekong Delta is causing many shrimp farmers to cut their production by half until the rainy season arrives....
26 February 2016
Viet Nam-Korea Free Trade Agreement Helps Shrimp Trade
VIET NAM - Thanks to the free trade agreement between Viet Nam and South Korea in effect from 20 December 2015, businesses in some sectors are pushing exports to...
24 February 2016
Vietnamese Shrimp Leading in Japanese Market
VIET NAM - Viet Nam's shrimp exports to Japan - the second largest shrimp market of Viet Nam – recorded US$584 million in 2015, rising 21.4 per cent compared with...
15 January 2016
Vietnamese Shrimp Farms First to Acheive BAP Group Certification
VIET NAM - Stapimex is the world’s first shrimp operation, and the second across all species, to successfully complete the new Global Aquaculture Alliance Best...
11 December 2015
Viet Nam Remains Japan's Biggest Shrimp Supplier
VIET NAM - Statistics from the International Trade Center (ITC) showed that Vietnam remained the leading frozen raw shrimp supplier to Japan. It was followed by...
24 November 2015
Weak Demand, High Prices Hurting Vietnam Shrimp Exports
VIETNAM - Weak demand in main markets, coupled with low export prices and fierce competition has squeezed Vietnam shrimp exports in the first 10 months of this year....
15 September 2015
Viet Nam Shrimp Exports to US Projected to Grow
VIET NAM - Shrimp exports from Viet Nam to the US are expected to grow following the final results of the ninth anti-dumping duty administrative review by the US...
28 July 2015
Viet Nam Improves Shrimp Quality, Productivity
VIET NAM - New measures and techniques have been applied to enhance productivity and quality of shrimp farming....
14 July 2015
Viet Nam's Shrimp Exports to UK Rising
VIET NAM - The UK is the focal point of Vietnamese shrimp exports to the EU, and the UK has maintained high growth for many months, even when other markets tended...
03 July 2015
Vietnamese Shrimp Exports Up in May
VIET NAM - Vietnam shrimp exports in May 2015 reached US$242.7 million, up 9 per cent compared to the previous month....
12 June 2015
Opportunities Seen for Viet Nam Shrimp Exports to US
VIET NAM - Data from General Customs shows that in the first 4 months of 2015, Viet Nam earned $164 million from shrimp exports, and the markets are showing positive...
11 May 2015
Vietnamese Shrimp to Make Use of Tax Free Deal with South Korea
VIET NAM - A new Free Trade Agreement between Viet Nam and South Korea, which will bring big opportunities to the shrimp sector, has now been signed....
07 May 2015
Whiteleg Shrimp Leading Exports for Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Whiteleg shrimp was still the main export item of Viet Nam in QI/2015, despite its 29.3 per cent year-on-year reduction in export value....
28 April 2015
Price Plunges Cause Sharp Fall in Viet Nam Shrimp Exports
VIET NAM - Shrimp exports from Viet Nam fell during the first quarter of 2015 as global prices tumbled....
09 March 2015
US Lowers Anti-Dumping Tax on Vietnamese Shrimp
VIET NAM - On 3 March 2015, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced preliminary results of of the ninth anti-dumping duty administrative reviews on certain...
26 January 2015
Viet Nam Shrimp Exports to Japan Slowing Down
VIET NAM - In 2014, Viet Nam's shrimp exports to Japan slowed down while exports to other major markets reported positive growth....
20 January 2015
Viet Nam Commits to Reduced Shrimp Disease, Improved Safety in 2015
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) says it aims to reduce disease affected shrimp areas by 50 per cent in 2015....
05 December 2014
Viet Nam Seafood Exports Hit Over $7 Billion
VIET NAM - Through November 2014, Viet Nam seafood exports reached $7.22 billion, exceeding the annual expected value of $7 billion....
26 November 2014
30 per cent Aquaculture to be VietGap Certified by 2015
VIET NAM - By 2015, 30 per cent of intensive and semi-intensive aquaculture systems will be VietGAP certified and this percentage is expected to grow to 80 per cent...
24 November 2014
Viet Nam Seafood Exports to Egypt Surpass $57 Million
VIET NAM - Seafood has always been the leading export item from Viet Nam to Egypt. According to General Customs, Viet Nam seafood exports to Egypt reached $57.2...
17 November 2014
South Korea Increases Shrimp Imports from Viet Nam
VIET NAM - In the first nine months of 2014, South Korean shrimp imports increased by 6.4 per cent year on year in volume, and 50.2 per cent of this came from Viet...
10 November 2014
Viet Nam Shrimp Production Up 20 per cent in 2014
VIET NAM - According to the General Directorate of Fisheries, as of 31 October 2014, brackish water shrimp was farmed in approximately 676,000 hectares, up 3.6 per...
03 October 2014
Viet Nam Appeals Against US Duties on Shrimp
VIET NAM - The Viet Nam Association Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has filed an appeal before a United States court against anti-dumping duties imposed...
Vietnamese Aquaculture Production Up 4.9 per cent
VIET NAM - According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, aquaculture production in September 2014 reached 372 thousand MT, up 15.9 per cent year...
08 September 2014
Expert EMS Panel Finalised for GOAL 2014 Conference
VIET NAM - New presentations just scheduled for the disease risk management sessions at the Global Aquaculture Alliance GOAL 2014 conference will focus largely on...
27 August 2014
More Can Tho Pangasius Farms to Sign Up to Sustainable Certification
VIET NAM - According to Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) of Can Tho, total aquaculture area of the city in the first seven months of 2014 was...
12 August 2014
Russia Ends Suspension on Vietnamese Seafood Exporters
VIET NAM - The Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Service (VPSS) has announced the removal of suspension on importing seafood into Russia from seven Vietnamese...
08 August 2014
Realising the Opportunities for ASC Certified Shrimp in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), WWF and IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, in partnership with the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters...
06 August 2014
Viet Nam Cracks Down on Chemical Use in Shrimp Farming
VIET NAM - The Prime Minister has directed ministries and agencies to monitor shrimp production and trade more strictly....
04 August 2014
Ninh Thuan Shrimp Seed Production Up 67 Per Cent
VIET NAM - So far this year, Ninh Thuan province has stocked four per cent more shrimp this year on an area of 712 hectares....
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