Tra fish prices increase to record high

The price of tra fish in the Mekong Delta region has increased to a record high of VND 35,000 per kg, higher than VND 10,000 per kg compared to last year and gained the highest record since the past 10 years.

Tra fish prices increase to record high

With this price, Mekong breeders have earned high profits at VND 11,000 per kg.

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Hung in Can Tho City said he is raising 300 tons of tra fish but he does not plan to sell; he continues to wait for higher prices.

Reports from the Mekong Delta provinces showed that in 2018 some 4,000 hectares of tra fish have been raising. Of these, some 3,000 hectares of tra fish (equal to one million tons) have been harvested.

It is predicted that the price of tra fish will continue to increase in the end of the year.

CAO PHONG –Translated by Thi Quy

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