Aquatic product exports decline by more than 35 percent

Aquatic product exports decline by more than 35 percent

According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), due to impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, most enterprises have suffered a decline of 35-50 percent in export orders as they were canceled and delayed or faced a shortage of raw materials.
US enterprises green-lighted to export meat, seafood, fruits to Vietnam

US enterprises green-lighted to export meat, seafood, fruits to Vietnam

The office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on February 25 said that the Vietnamese delegation led by agricultural Deputy Minister Le Quoc Doanh has gone to the US to discuss strengthening agricultural trade cooperation between the two countries.
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Vietnam is Canada's largest trading partner

Vietnam has been the leading trading partner of Canada in the ASEAN region since 2015 and the agricultural foods and seafood accounting for most of bilateral trade.
Exports forecast to reach US$9 billion this year

Exports forecast to reach US$9 billion this year

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in the first six months of this year, export value rose by 6.5 percent; total aquatic production reached 3.79 million tons, up 6.2 percent over the same period last year, of which wild fisheries production hit 1.88 million tons, up 5.4 percent; farmed fisheries production touched 1.92 million tons, up 7 percent.
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.
Rice bags transported aboard for export (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam targets export increase of farm products to developed nations

Vietnam has set a target of increasing the export ratio of agricultural and seafood products to developed economies such as EU nations, Japan and South Korea, according to a project on improving the competitiveness of Vietnam’s export products by 2020.