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22 October 2015
Viet Nam Tilapia Exports Predicted to Reach $150 million by 2020
VIET NAM - Viet Nam's tilapia exports are expected to reach US$130-150 million by 2020, according to the Viet Nam Directorate of Fisheries....
29 September 2015
Vietnam Highlights Benefits of Copper Cages for Fish Farmers
VIET NAM - Fish farmers can earn more using cages made from copper alloy mesh, the International Collaborating Centre for Aquaculture and Fisheries Sustainability...
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...
11 September 2015
Viet Nam Signs Sustainable Development Agreement for Fisheries, Aquaculture
VIET NAM - The Directorate of Fisheries has made a commitment to supporting a sustainable fisheries and aquaculture sector through the signing of an agreement on...
23 July 2015
Quang Ninh Province to Develop Sustainable Aquaculture
VIET NAM - Cua Van fishing village in Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh Province, has been chosen as part of a project to develop sustainable aquaculture and conserve aquatic...
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....
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....
12 March 2015
Viet Nam Pangasius Exports Down in January 2015
VIET NAM - According to the Viet Nam Customs, pangasius exports in January 2015 reached US$137.89 million, down 12.2 per cent year on year....
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...
04 February 2015
GAA, Viet Nam Pangasius Association Cooperate on Responsible Aquaculture
VIET NAM - The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Viet Nam Pangasius Association (VNPA), in which the two...
29 January 2015
Viet Nam Increasing Seafood Exports to Czech Republic
VIET NAM - Viet Nam has become one of the 12 key markets in the Czech Republic’s 2012-2020 foreign trade policy, while the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and...
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....
16 January 2015
Viet Nam Launches “Dolphin Safe” Programme
VIET NAM - Since late 2013, Vasep Tuna Club has organised two meetings with representatives of Earth Island Institute (EII) to discuss “Dolphin Safe” tuna fisheries...
12 January 2015
Kien Giang Province Sets $170m 2015 Seafood Export Target
VIET NAM - Despite significant obstacles, the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kien Giang plans to export seafood worth $170 million during 2015....
06 January 2015
New Ice Glaze Regulation on Exported Pangasius Delayed
VIET NAM - On the last day of 2014, at the regular meeting of government, the new regulation on ice glazing of 10 per cent and 83 per cent humidity on exported pangasius...
18 December 2014
Export Trend of Viet Nam Seafood to Main Markets
VIET NAM - In the first nine months of 2014, Viet Nam sold seafood to 166 markets around the world. The US, EU, China and South Korea raised their proportion out...
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...
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...
02 October 2014
Viet Nam Approves Fish Farming in Paddy Fields Project
VIET NAM - The People's Committee of Vinh Long has approved a project on fish farming in paddy fields during the period 2014 - 2015, with total budget of nearly...
23 September 2014
Viet Nam Improving Traceability of Pangasius in Mekong Delta
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has approved a plan on pangagius farming and processing in Mekong Delta by 2020....
02 September 2014
Viet Nam Boosting Seafood Exports to Russia
VIET NAM - According to General Customs, in the first seven months of 2014, Viet Nam seafood exports to Russia reached $36.2 million, up 5.4 per cent year on year....
21 August 2014
Viet Nam Pangasius Exports to US and Russia Reduced
VIET NAM - According to Viet Nam Customs, from 1 January 2014 to 15 July 2014, Vietnamese pangasius exports reached $892.83 million, down 2.1 per cent year on year....
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
Vietnames Aquatic Products Staying Strong in the Global Market
VIET NAM - Vietnamese aquatic products are gaining a firmer foothold in the global market as evidenced by a healthy growth in exports to both traditional and new...
06 August 2014
Raising the Value of Vietnamese Tuna
VIET NAM - Together with the Government’s policy on supporting fishermen with the most favorable properties ever, many solutions are being implemented to improve...
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....
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