(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Currently, the area of brackish water aquaculture of Binh Thuan is nearly 900 ha. Of which, Tuy Phong district made up 320 ha, Bac Binh accounts for 38 ha, Ham Thuan Bac and Ham Thuan Nam account for 23 and 145 ha respectively.... The main farming species is whiteleg shrimp with over 850 ha, the rest are other types such as crab, seabass, pomfret, and snail. Average shrimp production in the first 9 months of 2019 reached 10 MT/ha.

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(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to Ben Tre Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, so far this year, the total aquaculture area of the province is estimated at 45,850 hectares, reaching 98.6% of the year plan and up 1% compared to 2018.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to report of The General Statistics Office, Vietnam's seafood production in October 2019 was estimated at 733.8 thousand MT, up 5.4% over the same period in 2018; accumulation in 10 months was estimated at 6,698.7 thousand MT, up 5.4%; in which, aquaculture reached 3.5 million MT, capture fisheries touched 3.1 million MT.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In July and the first 7 months of 2019, the fisheries sector continued to be a bright spot in the agricultural sector with a stable growth. Generally, in the first 7 months of 2019, seafood production is estimated at 4,521,000 MT, up 5.6% over the same period in 2018.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to the report of the People's Committee of Quang Ngai Province, the fisheries output in the first 7 months of 2019 reached 155,677 MT, an increase of 7% over the same period in 2018, equal to 66.3% of the year plan; in which, capture output is estimated at 152,333 MT, aquaculture production reached 3,343 MT.

On March 08, 2019, the Government promulgates the Decree No. 26/2019/ND-CP on providing guidelines for implementation of the Law on Fisheries.

On December 25, 2018, the Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development promulgated the Circular No. 36/2018/TT-BNNPTNT on amendments to the Circular No. 26/2016/TT-BNNPTNT dated June 30, 2016 by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development on quarantine of aquatic animals and products thereof.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the past 9 months of 2019, the fishing activities in Phu Yen province were favorable, the capture production reached nearly 55,000 MT, up 3% over the same period; in which tuna catch hit more than 3,335 MT, up 4.7%.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to the statistics of Directorate of Fisheries, the Mekong Delta has a brackish water shrimp farming area of over 620,000 hectares (accounting for over 91% of the country's shrimp farming area); the annual harvested shrimp output is about 484,000 MT (accounting for 81% of the national shrimp output).

Vietnam is one of six countries (Bangladesh, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines) that supply black tiger shrimp products to the world market.

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After 2 years of EU’s warning of yellow card for Vietnam's caught marine products, Vietnam's marine product export to EU market has been remarkably affected, down 6.5% to nearly 390 million USD in 2018 and continued to level off in the first 8 months of 2019 with 251 million USD. From the second position in Vietnam's seafood import markets, after the yellow card, the EU has dropped to fifth and the proportion of the market has decreased from 18% to 13%.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Recently, fishermen of Quang Ninh district (Quang Binh province) have actively gone to the sea for fishing and expanded the area of aquaculture.