(seafood.vasep.com.vn) The provinces of Soc Trang, Bac Lieu, Ca Mau, Kien Giang and Ben Tre have for many years ranked first in the country in terms of area and production of farmed shrimp, accounting for about 70-80% of output and export value. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many supply chains of goods and services, but Vietnamese shrimp still "squeeze through the narrow door", overcome the covid wave, and continue its growth momentum in the past time.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In recent years, the Middle East has become an important tuna export market for Vietnam. According to statistics of Vietnam Customs, in the first 5 months of 2021, the Middle East is Vietnam's fourth largest tuna export market after the US, EU and CPTPP. The value of Vietnam's tuna exports to this market block reached nearly 27 million USD, accounting for 9% of the total value of Vietnam's tuna exports, and up 7% over the same period in 2020.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to statistics of Vietnam Customs, Vietnam's exports of fish cakes and surimi grew continuously in the first 5 months of 2021. And by the end of May 2021, exports Vietnam's fish cakes and surimi exports reached 160 million USD, up 37% over the same period in 2020.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Viet Uc - Ca Mau Co., Ltd - a unit specializing in the production of high quality whiteleg shrimp and black tiger shrimp seed, has just been honored to receive the BAP international certification.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) FIMEX VN considers shrimp farming to be the company's best performing business at this stage. The company's shrimp business grew 29%, higher than the industry average (about 15%).

The Prime Minister recently issued Directive 17 on the inter-sectoral coordination mechanism between departments, ministries and localities in exchanging and processing information, to prevent and move to stop fishing vessel situation Vietnam violates regulations on combating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in foreign waters.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) On June 28, 2021, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced the final results of the 16th anti-dumping tax administrative review (POR16) on products Frozen pangasius imported from Vietnam into the US market from August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019. Accordingly, two Vietnamese pangasius exporters: Vinh Hoan Joint Stock Company (VINH HOAN CORP - Dong Thap) and Nam Viet Joint Stock Company (NAVICO - An Giang) have enjoyed the tax rate of 0%.

According to the People's Committee of Bac Lieu province, in the first 6 months of 2021, the weather is quite favorable for aquaculture, so shrimp develops well, many high-tech shrimp farming models have brought high economic efficiency. Accordingly, there are 7 companies and 472 households developing high-tech agricultural models with an area of 1,126.26ha; The average yield of farmed shrimp is nearly 23 tons/ha.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Navico Company is the second company that has invested in Collagen and Gelatin (C&G) factory in processing pangasius fillet. Previously, Vinh Hoan Company was quite successful with this project, which contributed 20% of profit and 10% of revenue to VHC.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Vietnam's tuna exports continued to grow well in May 2021, up 48% over the same period in 2020, reaching $66 million. In the first 5 months of 2021, Vietnam's tuna exports reached nearly 292 million USD, up 21% over the same period in 2020.

(vasep.com.vn) In the first 5 months of 2021, Vietnam's shrimp exports reached 1.31 billion USD, up 11.8% over the same period last year. Shrimp exports to most markets achieved a good growth, especially the value of shrimp exports to China - Hong Kong decreased by 19% over the same period in 2020.

By the end of May 2021, the total export value of Vietnamese pangasius reached 637.8 million USD, up 14.7% over the same period last year. In particular, in May 2021 alone, the export value of pangasius reached 148.4 million USD, up 39.3%. With more and more positive export results, pangasius processing and exporting enterprises in the Mekong Delta are trying their best to both ensure safety and prevent the COVID-19 epidemic, stabilize production and promote exports.

Minh Phu Hi-tech Agriculture Co., Ltd was established in October 2018 with the main activities of producing, cultivating, processing and exporting aquatic products, importing processing materials for export.

In the first 5 months of 2021, Vietnam's marine product exports increased by 16% to US$1.32 billion, accounting for 40% of the country's total seafood export turnover. In May alone, exports of marine products increased by 26% to $292 million.