Vietnam's total seafood export value in January dropped by 12.5 per cent to US$644 million year-on-year. Photo baodansinh.vn

Seafood export value down in January

Vietnam’s total seafood export value in January fell by 12.5 percent to US$644 million year-on-year due to the impacts of the novel coronavirus epidemic, according to the Vietnam Association and Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 1 signed Decision No.173.QD-TTg, declaring the acute respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (nCoV) an epidemic in Vietnam. (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam declares novel coronavirus epidemic

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 1 signed Decision No.173.QD-TTg, declaring the acute respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (nCoV) an epidemic in Vietnam.