Pangasius fish export turnover this year is forecast to be difficult to meet the target. (Photo: SGGP)

Pangasius fish prices plummet, farmers suffer huge losses

In 2018, the prices of pangasius fish fluctuated at VND29,000 per kilogram and sometime in September and October jumped to VND34,000-VND36,000 per kilogram, helping export turnover of pangasius fish to reach VND2.26 billion, up 26.5 percent. However, in the first eight months of this year, the situation was fairly gloomy.
Workers process pangasius fish at a seafood processing company. (Photo: SGGP)

Pangasius fish price drops, market fluctuates

After strongly increasing for a long time, the prices of raw pangasius fish in provinces in the Mekong Delta dropped to around VND23,000-VND25,000 per kilogram, at which farmers were only able to break even.
​The prices of pangasius fish unexpectedly dropped, raising concern among pangasius fish farmers. (Photo: SGGP)

Prices of pangasius fish unexpectedly fall

After hovering at high level for a long time, the prices of pangasius fish have unexpectedly dropped, raising concern among pangasius fish farmers.
Farmers harvest pangasius fish in the Mekong Delta (Photo: SGGP)

Pangasius fish price remains high in Mekong Delta

Pangasius fish price has remained high before the Tet holiday until now, approximating VND28,000-30,000 a kilogram, said Mr. Nguyen Thanh Binh, director of Chau Thanh Seafood Cooperative in Dong Thap province yesterday.
Pangasius fish price reaches ten year high in 2017

Pangasius fish price reaches ten year high in 2017

Pangasius fish price reached ten year high swinging about VND28,000 a kilogram in 2017, when businesses saw many challenges from traditional markets such as the US and the EU but wide open opportunities from China and some other markets.
Pangasius fish export tops $1.75 billion

Pangasius fish export tops $1.75 billion

Vietnam Pangasius Fish Association said that pangasius fish export turnover this year exceeds US$1.75 billion and the fish farming area has increased back in the Mekong Delta region.
 
Farmers harvest pangasius fish in the Mekong Delta (Photo: SGGP)

Seafood export nears $7.5 billion in 11 months, up 18 percent

Seafood export value was estimated to top US$700 million in November and reach the highest ever of $7.5 billion during the first 11 months this year, up 18 percent over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
 
Shrimp processing at Seafood Joint Stock Company No.1 (Photo: SGGP)

Seafood export likely to move from far to near markets

According to information from a businessman attending global seafood conference in Bali, Indonesia, seafood import market will move toward Asian region  comprising Japan, South Korea and China in the near future.