Specifically, traders agreed to buy the fish at VND90,000 ($3.87) per kilogram at farms on September 13, an increase of VND15,000 a kilogram against July and double compared to the same period last year.
When the fish is sold at this price, breeders make profit of VND40,000-50,000 a kilogram.
As the fish breeding develops, demand of breeding fish increases gradually. Thac lac fish is a specialty and pride of Hau Giang; therefore, the fish is bred in many different communes in the provinces. For instance, farmers in Can Tho City raise the fish in Hau River.
Because of people are fond of the fish, its price hikes drastically. Traders forecast it will continue to leap in the future because of high demand.