Seafood exports to markets decreased in August 2021
09:31 09/17/2021

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first six months of this year, the EU was the largest import market for Vietnamese bivalve molluscs, accounting for 60% of Vietnam's total bivalve mollusk exports.

Many businesses from Guangzhou city of China have shown their interest in importing Vietnamese aquatic products, according to Le Hoang Tai, Vice Director of the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

(seafood. vasep.com.vn) Vietnam's tuna exports to Chile in the first 6 months of 2021 reached $3.3 million, accounting for nearly 1% of Vietnam's total tuna export value during this period, increased by 4.4% over the same period. Although the proportion is not high, thanks to the effective free trade agreements between Vietnam and Chile, Vietnamese tuna will have many opportunities to expand its market share in this market in the near future.

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will develop sea aquaculture, focusing on breeding fish in floating cages and bivalve mollusc farming effectively and safely, thereby contributing to enhancing agricultural economic growth in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first 6 months of this year, Vietnam's seafood exports to the US reached US$901 million, up 39% over the same period last year, of which exports of aquaculture products accounted 68% to reach 612 million USD, up 42%; Export of marine products took for for 32%, reaching 289 million USD, up 32%.

Vietnam is to have 280,000 ha of marine aquaculture area and 10.5 million cubic metres of farming cages by 2025, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Bac Lieu is promoting effective and safe fishing and fishing solutions to strive for a total output of 150,000 tons of marine and domestic fishery exploitation by 2025, including 11,000 tons of shrimp and 139,000 tons of fish and other seafood.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Continuously from the beginning of the year until now, Vietnam's tuna exporters have faced many difficulties such as: increased production costs, increased container rental prices, and increased transportation rates... However, with unremitting efforts and market acumen, the country's tuna export results in the first half of 2021 still increased by 21% over the same period of last year, reaching 355 million USD.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to statistics of Vietnam Customs, Vietnam's marine product exports continued to grow well in June 2021. In the first 6 months of 2021, marine products export value reached more than 1.6 billion USD, up by 15% over the same period in 2020.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Export revenue of Vinh Hoan Corp in June 2021 reached VND 713 billion, up 15%, of which the US market brought in nearly VND 300 billion, up 77%. Exports to the EU and China markets decreased due to the impact of the new strain of Covid-19 epidemic. Accumulated in the first 6 months, Vinh Hoan recorded export revenue of 3,991 billion dong, up 15.6% over the same period last year.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In June 2021, Vietnam's pangasius export value reached nearly 142.6 million USD, up 28.1%. By the end of June 2021, the total export value of pangasius reached 780.9 million USD, up 17% over the same period last year. This positive result brings optimism to Vietnamese pangasius exporters.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to a report by the Can Tho Fisheries Sub-Department, the city's total seafood production by July 2021 is estimated at 97 thousand tons, up 17% over the same period last year.

The southern province of Kien Giang aims to resolutely minimise and end illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, develop and implement a project on consolidating and rearranging fishing vessels in the province to provide stable work for fishermen, ensuring sustainability in preventing IUU fishing.

(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) Despite many difficulties due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, in the first 6 months of 2021, Vietnam's seafood industry still grew steadily in all fields.