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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....
15 July 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...
04 July 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....
20 June 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...
05 June 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...
03 June 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....
21 May 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...
20 May 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....
28 April 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,...
31 March 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....
25 March 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...
17 March 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...
11 March 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....
06 March 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...
05 March 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,...
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