Costs cause seafood firms to sink Business

Costs cause seafood firms to sink

Rising production costs are harming the competitiveness of Vietnamese seafood products, according to experts. These include the prices of feed, material input, electricity and labour.
Ca Mau moves to expand shrimp export market Business

Ca Mau moves to expand shrimp export market

Ca Mau aims to seek more export markets for its shrimp products through intensifying trade promotion activities as an effort to realise the locality’s export target of 1.1 billion USD in 2017.
 Vietnam holds potential for seafood Business

Vietnam holds potential for seafood

The domestic market, with a population of 90 million people, presents a great opportunity for seafood producers to increase the sales of their products due to rising demand, experts said.
Society

Bac Lieu enjoys growth in seafood exports

The southern province of Bac Lieu posted a 4 percent growth in seafood export value in the first six months of this year to earn 212 million USD despite a 2 percent drop in export volume to 18,749 tonnes.
Business

Binh Dinh approves hi-tech shrimp farming project

The central province of Binh Dinh has allowed Vietnam-Australia Seafood Company to develop a major shrimp farming and processing project using greenhouse technology on 300 hectares in Phu My district, the Saigon Times Daily reports.
Business

Ca Mau earns over 1 billion USD from exports

The southern province of Ca Mau posted an export turnover of 1.2 billion USD so far this year, a year-on-year increase of 80 million USD, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
Health

Vietnam lifts tests on food from Japan

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development recently decided to cease radioactivity tests on food imported from Japan as of September 1, 2013.