Japan- a potential surimi market
(vasep.com.vn) Accounted for 12.4% of Vietnam's total surimi exports, Japan is the third largest exporting market, after South Korea and ASEAN.
Dong Thap: Pangasius production cooperative
Dong Thap province has issued Decision No. 558 / QĐ-UBND to approve the plan of constructing pangasius production cooperative which its members link together under value chain.
Bivalve exports increase by 4%
(vasep.com.vn) In May, Vietnamese bivalve companies earned US$ 7.27 million from exports, 6.6% lower than the same period in 2014. Through May, bivalve exports reached US$ 32.6 million, presenting a 4.2% year-on-year increase.
Binh Dinh approves hi-tech shrimp farming project
The central province of Binh Dinh has allowed Vietnam-Australia Seafood Company to develop a major shrimp farming and processing project using greenhouse technology on 300 hectares in Phu My district, the Saigon Times Daily reports.
Shrimp exports is expected to reach the highest recorded value, at over US$ 4 billion, up 25% year on year and is the seafood export item with the highest growth rate.
Pangasius exports in 2014 is estimated at approximately US$ 1.8 billion, up 0.2% from 2013.
“Dolphin safe” stickers were posted on tuna fishing vessels, fishing ports, trading desks in 7 key tuna fishing provinces in January 2015.
In the first 4 months of 2015, the country earned US$ 25 million from bivalve exports, up 8% over the same period last year.