(seafood.vasep.com.vn) The Mekong Delta is entering the brackish water shrimp farming season in 2021, with an estimated increase in the farming area and harvest compared to 2020. However, since the beginning of the year until now, the COVID-19 epidemic has continued to break out, causing the shrimp exports of enterprises in the Mekong Delta face many difficulties, especially in the field of logistics, affecting and reducing the profits of shrimp companies in particular and seafood enterprises in general.

(vasep.com.vn) By the end of April 2021, Vietnam seafood exports were estimated at over $2.5 billion, up by 13% over the same period last year. In 2020 and the first 2 months of 2021, due to the impact of Covid, the supply chain is disrupted, especially in the logistics segment, Vietnam's seafood exports have declined or slowed down at times. From March 2021, Vietnam's seafood export started to recover markedly with a growth of 17% over the same period. In April, exports broke out more strongly with a growth of nearly 30% to nearly 800 million USD.

(seafood. vasep.com.vn) Thanks to the growth of nearly 17% in March with over 735 million USD, the seafood export turnover of the whole country in the first quarter of 2021 reached 1.7 billion USD, up nearly 7% over the same period. period last year. It is forecasted that seafood export in the second quarter will continue to grow 10% to about 2.1 billion USD.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Vietnam's shrimp exports in the first quarter of 2021 reached US$ 661 million, an increase of over 5%. This slight growth was mainly due to an increase in exports of 16.5% in March. Shrimp exports to the US, EU, Australia, UK, and Russia surged in March (up 49%, 27%, 37%, 31% respectively and 97%), making the picture of shrimp export in the first quarter brighter after the cumulative results in the first 2 months decreased compared to the same period last year.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) The fisheries is identified as the key economic sector of Binh Thuan province, attracting thousands of labors to participate in production and export processing. Over the past years, this economic strength has continuously maintained growth and development at a fairly rapid rate.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) As of March 15, 2021, the total value of shrimp exports to the South Korean market reached 53.6 million USD, accounting for 10.8% of the total shrimp export value, down by nearly 5% over the same period last year. By 2020, whiteleg shrimp products account for nearly 85% of the total shrimp export value to the South Korean market.

(vasep.com.vn) By the end of February 2021, the total value of Vietnam's tuna exports to Japan reached more than US $4 million, down by 16% from the same period in 2020. It is forecasted that in the following months, tuna exports to this market still cannot recover.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to statistics of Vietnam Customs, in the first quarter of 2021, Vietnam seafood export reached 1.73 billion USD, up by 7% over the same period last year. In particular, the marine products accounted for a dominant proportion with 42% and an outstanding growth of 11% with a turnover of 728 million USD, surpassing shrimp (661 million USD, up by 5%) and pangasius (331 million USD, up by 3%).

(vasep.com.vn) According to statistics of the Vietnam customs, Vietnam's seafood export in March reached over 735 million USD, up by nearly 17% over the same period in 2020. This is an over-expected growth because exports to most key markets increased strongly, except for Japan, down by 2.8%. By the end of the first quarter of 2021, Vietnam's seafood exports reached US $ 1.73 billion, an increase of nearly 7% over the same period last year.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In 2021, Long An province's aquaculture output target is to reach over 60,000 tons, an increase of about 2,000 tons compared to 2020, of which, the output of brackish water shrimp will reach over 15,000 tons, the output of freshwater seafood will reach above 45,000 tons, an increase compared to 2020.

The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu plans to expand super - intensive shrimp farming as it is sustainable and offers high production value.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) The fisheries sector is identified as the key economic sector of Binh Thuan province, attracting thousands of labors in production and export processing. Over the past years, this economic strength has continuously maintained growth and development at a fairly rapid rate.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first 3 months of 2021, the area of aquaculture in Ca Mau province, especially shrimp farming, continued to develop stably.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to the Department of Industry and Trade of the Mekong Delta provinces, in the early months of 2021, the shrimp export situation in the European market have many prosperity and strong growth.

All fishing ships in Binh Dinh must obtain food safety certificates by the end of June as part of efforts to enhance the quality of fishery products caught by the south-central province's fishing fleet, according to a local agricultural official.