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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....
04 August 2014
New Regulations on Seafood Exports to Mexico
VIET NAM - All fisheries products exported to Mexico from countries including Viet Nam must now comply with new quarantine regulations....
15 July 2014
Viet Nam Expected to Increase Fish Exports to Pakistan
VIET NAM - Viet Nam Pangasius products are becoming increasingly popular in Pakistan thanks to their tasty flavour, convenience, good quality and reasonable price....
20 June 2014
Government to Improve Output and Quality of Tuna Fishing Industry
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development plans to create a production chain involving fishing, processing, and consumption of tuna....
19 June 2014
VASEP to Stengthen Fisheries Union to Achieve Export Targets
VIET NAM - A general meeting of the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) took place in Ho Chi Minh city on June 12, 2014 with the participation...
05 June 2014
Viet Nam, Peru to Strengthen Trade
VIET NAM - Viet Nam and Peru plan to widen co-operation in the sectors of agriculture, aquaculture, science and technology, according to Nguyen The Hung, deputy...
03 June 2014
Improving the Value of Viet Nam's Fishery Products
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has recently approved a proposal on improving the value of agricultural, forestry...
12 May 2014
Viet Nam Fish Production Hit Over 423,000 MT in April
VIET NAM - In April 2014, Viet Nam's fish production was estimated to hit 423,200 MT, up 3.3 per cent year on year, according to General Statistics Office....
01 May 2014
Ha Tinh Voters Ask for Assistance in Offshore Fishing
VIET NAM - Voters for National Assembly deputies in Loc Ha district, the central province of Ha Tinh have called for more assistance in offshore fishing and rural...
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