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Friday, April 11, 2014
Mekong Delta's Fishery Output to Reach 3.5 million MT by 2020
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has recently approved planning on the development of the agricultural sector in the Mekong Delta...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
More Benefits for Viet Nam Shrimp Farmers from Insurance
VIET NAM - Insurance brings a lot of benefits to farmers. Without insurance, farmers must spend VND120 billion to recover their cultivation after losses caused by...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Viet Nam Plans to Build Six Fisheries Logistic Centers
VIET NAM - The Government of Viet Nam has approved a project to set up six fisheries logistic service centers based on key fishing grounds in many regions throughout...
Friday, April 04, 2014
Unfair Final Results of Antidumping Duty on Viet Nam Pangasius
VIET NAM - On 31 March, 2014, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) has issued the final results of the ninth antidumping duty administrative reviews on certain frozen...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Viet Nam's February Seafood Export Value up 57 per cent
VIET NAM - According to Vietnam Customs, seafood exports in February 2014 reached $458 million, up nearly 57 per cent year on year....
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Viet Nam Strengthens Fisheries, Aquaculture Cooperation with Norway
VIET NAM - On 21 March 2014, in Ho Chi Minh city, the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) in coordination with the Norwegian Seafood...
Friday, March 21, 2014
Viet Nam Investing VND1 billion to Boost Tuna Exports to Japan
VIET NAM - Binh Dinh province has invested VND1 billion into buying better equipment for tuna fishing and preserving in order to improve the quality of exports to...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Measures to Develop Seafood Processing Industry in Mekong Delta
VIET NAM - The Mekong Delta produces 3.2 million MT of wild caught and farmed fish species per year, providing a huge supply for the regional export-driven seafood...
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....
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,...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Opportunity for Viet Nnam Seafood Exports to Singapore
VIET NAM - Mr Ng Teck Hean, Singaporean Ambassador in Viet Nam has had a meeting with representatives from Ben Tre province to seek investment and cooperation opportunities...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
New US Farm Bill to Hit Vietnamese Fish Exporters
VIET NAM - Vietnamese catfish (tra) exporters will face great difficulties, possibly from next year, due to America's new 2014 farm bill....
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
VietNam, China Agree General Procedures in Seafood Quarantine
VIET NAM - Viet Nam and China have set up special working groups to deal with inspection and quarantine procedures of agricultural, fish and forestry products imported...
Ukraine Clears 10 Vietnamese Fishery Establishments for Export
VIET MAN - On 21 January 2014, the National Agro Forestry Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIQAD) published an official letter, sent by State Veterinary...
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Positive Outlook for Viet Nam's Seafood to Russia
VIET NAM - Viet Nam is in the process of negotiating a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Customs Unions of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan....
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Tra Fish Farming to Become More Sustainable
VIET NAM - Viet Nam is to farm, process and export Tra (Pangasius) fish in an entirely sustainable and environmentally friendly manner, in line with international...
Monday, January 20, 2014
More Chances for Vietnamese Seafood in China
VIET NAM - Vietnamese seafood exporters to China are facilitated by preferential policy recently approved by authorities in Yunnan province, China. The policy aims...
Viet Nam Now Producing Abalone Seed
VIET NAM - In 2013, abalone seed was artificially produced in a Vietnamese hatchery for the first time. ...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Viet Nam's Seafood Exports Face Opportunities and Challenges in 2014
VIET NAM - Viet Nam's seafood exports are expected to keep growing in 2014 as the country is seeing improvement signs from its main markets such as Japan, the EU...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Seafood Exporters to Likely to be Affected by Stricter US Inspection Rules
VIET NAM - Vietnamese seafood exporters to the US are likely to be affected by the proposed rules on the inspection of seafood products traded in this country....
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....
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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 16, 2013
Vietnam Restructures for a more Sustainable Fisheries Sector
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has ratified a project for the restructure of fisheries in the direction of value added improvement...
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...
Friday, November 15, 2013
Viet Nam's Seafood Exports Increased in Q3 2013
VIET NAM - Viet Nam seafood exports reached $1.8 billion in Q3 2013, an increase of 12.5 per cent over the same period last year. ...
Friday, October 18, 2013
Viet Nam Aquaculture to Adopt VietGAP Standards
VIET NAM - It will be compulsory for fish farmers to adopt the Vietnamese Good Agriculture Practice (VietGAP) standards in their farming process....
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...
Friday, September 20, 2013
Aquaculture Production Growing in Hai Phong
VIET NAM - During 5 years (2008-2013), aquaculture production in Hai Phong has yielded an average of 49,789 million tonnes, with a growth of 4.53 per cent per year....
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Viet Nam's Fish Imports Down, India Main Supplier
VIET NAM - Fish imports have been down in Viet Nam during the first half of 2013 in comparison to last year....
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