Authorities of the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang have taken a wide range of measures to fight IUU fishing as a part of the national efforts to remove the European Commission (EC)’s ‘yellow card’ warning against Vietnam’s seafood exports.
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) predicted that the country’s seafood export turnover would reach approximately US$11 billion this year which is considered as a new record for the seafood industry after over two decades of joining the world market, especially in the context of the world under the Covid-19 pandemic.
Many localities including the Southern Province of Binh Duong, the Central Highlands Province of Kon Tum, and the Central Province of Thua Thien – Hue succeeded in attracting a big sum of foreign direct investment.
The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) has just sent a document to the Vietnam Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei City, announcing the update of the list of 697 Vietnamese seafood enterprises that meet the standards and are qualified for exporting seafood to Taiwan (China).
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) yesterday organized a meeting to celebrate its 20th founding anniversary and to review its business result in the period 2017-2018 and its plan of 2018-2019.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong yesterday said that Vietnam’s seafood export value might reach US$500 million in the first month of 2018 at a ceremony of exporting the first seafood consignments this year.
Seafood breeding is very potential; accordingly, it targets to have export revenue of $11 billion by 2020 said the Vietnam Fisheries Society (Vinafis) at an international seminar and exhibition on fish breeding this morning in the Mekong delta city of Can Tho.
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.