Update news seafood

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has removed COVID-related quarantine requirements for frozen processed seafood products imported for the purpose of reprocessing for export.

CPTPP prompts Vietnam’s aquatic exports to Japan

Vietnam is eying great opportunities in exporting aquatic products to the Japanese market thanks to the high level of openness of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to insiders.

Vietnam becomes Australia’s biggest shrimp supplier

Vietnam’s shrimp exports to Australia surged 81% year-on-year to US$88.7 million in the first half of 2021, becoming the Oceania country’s biggest shrimp supplier.

Seafood producers plan long-term production in anticipation of long-lasting pandemic

Realizing that they will have to ‘live with the pandemic’ for a long time, seafood companies have reorganized their production to adapt to the new circumstances.

Seafood industry expects to remain on growth path in 2021

Despite facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, seafood exports last year were estimated at US$8.58 billion, the same as in 2019.

Fishery sector carries out electronic traceability for seafood products

The Directorate of Fisheries is implementing software and piloting the electronic traceability for seafood products to meet state management and market requirements.

Vietnam's seafood exporters setting up basis for EVFTA boons

Vietnamese seafood producers are developing their material in a sustainable way to make use of incentives for rising exports to the EU market.

Islander strives to protect crabs from overfishing

A Ly Son Island resident in the central province of Quang Ngai has ignored cynicism and negative comments to continue on his mission to preserve his homeland’s maritime resource.


How will seafood companies fare this year?

Analysts believe that Vietnam’s seafood industry will face difficulties until the end of June.

Upbeat shrimp exports amid COVID-19

While seafood exports declined sharply in the first quarter due to the COVID-19, shrimp exports have managed to post slight growth.

Vietnam’s fish, shrimp exports no longer can enjoy preferences from the US

Vietnam’s seafood industry has received bad news: it can no longer enjoy the preferences offered by the US to developing countries.

Farm produce prices slump as Covid-19 hits exports

The suspension of trade in seafood and agriculture products at some northern border gates with China as a measure against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) has caused a demand-supply imbalance in the market.


Securities company lists 9 industries that will be affected by epidemic

Nine industries could be negatively affected in the short term by the fallout of the coronavirus epidemic, according to SSI Securities Corp.

First Vietnam Market in Malaysia to open in March 2020

The first Vietnam Market in Malaysia with 200 pavilions is scheduled to open in March 2020.

Emily Chi and her mission to bring the best products of VN to the world

Emily Chi and her employees are on the road to make ECJ a Vietnam’s leading importing and exporting company.


Vietnam sets plan to build stable export market in China

China is the largest export market of Vietnam, accounting for 27 per cent of the country’s total export turnover.

Processing seafood by-products – the billion-USD industry

The country’s seafood industry would have $4-5 billion more each year if byproducts were used, say experts.

Imported king crab, lobster selling well in Vietnam

American and Canadian lobsters and king crabs have become the choice of many Vietnamese people, who want to enjoy high-end products but cannot afford local prices.

Seafood exports sell poorly in domestic market

Many seafood companies’ products, which can satisfy high standards to enter the US, EU and Japan, cannot be sold in the domestic market because of technical barriers.

Seafood products meet barriers to supermarket entry

VietNamNet Bridge - Seafood companies complain that retailers are playing tricks to dislodge their products out of supermarket chains.