Update news VASEP

Opportunities for catfish farmers dwindling away

 VietNamNet Bridge – Catfish farmers in the Mekong Delta still incur losses, even though they are supported by the market factors.

US drops anti-dumping tax on Viet Nam shrimp imports

VietNamNet Bridge – The US Department of Commerce has dropped a 4.7 per cent anti-dumping tax on Vietnamese shrimps. The tax had been in place since 2004. The new zero rate will be applied for two years until a new review is made.

VASEP opposes US tra fish anti-dumping decision

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has voiced its objection to the anti-dumping tax rates on imported Vietnamese tra fish imposed


 CPI to increase by 6.77% in 2013; Petrol prices slightly decrease; Plastic material import tax hike from 2014; VietinBank gets approval to expand; Smartlink cards increase coverage


 VASEP rejects new shrimp tariffs; Wood processing sector still lacking in support industry; Banks forecast modest profits; Demand for Government bonds rises

Excellent openings for Vietnam to boost shrimp exports have come

While Vietnam has successfully handled with the shrimp EMS (early mortality syndrome), the epidemic has been spread out in many countries, including Thailand. This could be the golden opportunity for Vietnam to become the biggest shrimp exporter.


 Tax policy changes hit plastic industry; PV Gas posts hefty profit; Phu Quoc needs special mechanism for takeoff; E-tax service to spread wings farther

Vasep plans to set up tra fish center in EU

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (Vasep) plans to build a center in Europe charged with distributing and auctioning Vietnamese tra fish products for the EU market.

A lot of seafood giants fall into tragic plight

 VietNamNet Bridge – A series of big seafood companies in the west of the southern region, which are the biggest seafood exporters in Vietnam, have one after another, fallen into tragic situation.


NPLs continue to climb north; Hydropower project owners must plant forests; Thai firms set up shoe distribution channels in Vietnam; Another coal price hike in sight; Gov’t to issue 15-year bonds

US experts inspect Vietnam shrimp exporters

VietNamNet Bridge – Experts from the US Department of Commerce are conducting a fact-finding tour of Vietnam’s major shrimp producers and processors to examine the local shrimp farming and processing industry.

Technical barriers make seafood exporters afflicted

No perfect solution has been found to reduce the number of refused seafood exports. Meanwhile, enterprises have to spend more money for temporary solutions.

“Billionaires’ islets” get desolate because of debts

There were the “billionaires’ islets” in Mekong Delta, where farmers got rich with their catfish farming.

Seafood sector blasts DOC export decision

The US Department of Commerce's final rule on the fish fillets anti-dumping issue is an unlawful and politically motivated decision to levy punitive duty rates on Vietnamese fish exporters in excess of 100 per cent.

Spokesperson: DOC issues unfair decision

The recent decision of the US Department of Commerce (DOC) to choose Indonesia as the sole benchmark country to calculate the anti-dumping rate on frozen tra fish fillets imported from Viet Nam is not fair and objective.


HCM City deal to boost IT use; Market changes hit furniture village; Housing laws await huge alterations; Investment needed in renewable energy; Fund rolls out sustainable development projects

Vietnam likely to sue DOC for unfair decision

The Directorate of Fisheries of Vietnam (D-Fish) is considering suing the US Department of Commerce in a US federal court for its unfair calculation of anti-dumping margins on Vietnamese frozen fish fillets.

Experts urge weaker dong to strengthen export growth

Experts are calling on the Government to devalue the Vietnamese dong by three to four per cent against the US dollar, saying this adjustment would provide much-needed relief to export firms.


Slump in pangasius exports; Professional motorbike taxi service in Hanoi; Experts show ‘grave concerns’ about economy; Minister in the dark about state of real estate market; Bike brands hitting the fast lane


Ministry eyes new fuel tax scales; Seafood firms ask for extension; Sugar smugglers sour local market; Regulations fail to increase supply of low-cost housing; S-Fone crushed by debt;