Processing shrimps for export in Ca Mau Province. (Photo: SGGP)

Shrimp exports decline sharply, inventory at about 20,000 tons

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many large shrimp importers of Ca Mau Province have temporarily halted, reduced, and rescheduled orders, forcing shrimp enterprises in the province to temporarily store goods in large quantities.
Farmers harvest shrimps in Soc Trang Province. (Photo: SGGP)

Ministry carries out measures to recover shrimp export markets

Since the beginning of this year, prolonged hot weather and saltwater intrusion have caused disadvantages for shrimp-farming areas in the Mekong Delta. Besides, the Covid-19 pandemic has also affected the export of shrimps, leading to a decline in export turnover.
Low shrimp prices cause difficulties for farmers, enterprises

Low shrimp prices cause difficulties for farmers, enterprises

In recent days, the prices of material shrimps, especially giant tiger shrimps, dropped sharply, causing hundreds of thousands of shrimp-farming households in the Mekong Delta to face difficulties while shrimp export enterprises were also hurt as they could not export their products, making inventory higher and higher.
Prices of shrimps in Mekong Delta provinces decline heavily

Prices of shrimps in Mekong Delta provinces decline heavily

According to the departments of fisheries of provinces in the Mekong Delta, the prices of material shrimps have continuously dropped steeply in the past days, raising concerns among shrimp-farming households.
The prices of material shrimps in Mekong Delta provinces have climbed again. (Photo: SGGP)

Export of shrimps speeds up

After declining for a long time, the prices of shrimps in Mekong Delta provinces have rebounded, encouraging farmers to continue to expand farming areas. Export of shrimps also showed signs of recovery, fostering enterprises to speed up during the last months of this year.