Ca Mau forecasts growth of 5.28 percent this year Business

Ca Mau forecasts growth of 5.28 percent this year

The COVID-19 outbreak and the severe drought will make it difficult for the southernmost province of Ca Mau to achieve this year’s growth target of 7 percent but a figure of 5.28 percent is certainly achievable, local authorities have said.
Shrimp exports expected to increase in coming months Business

Shrimp exports expected to increase in coming months

Vietnam’s pushback of the COVID-19 pandemic has helped shrimp exporters raise their competitiveness on the world market, overtaking competitors such as India and Ecuador, which are still struggling with the outbreak and not yet able to return to normal production.
Long An breeds brackish-water shrimp Business

Long An breeds brackish-water shrimp

The Mekong Delta province of Long An plans to invest more than 1.24 trillion VND (53 million USD) to develop brackish water shrimp cultivation in the 2020-25 period, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Seafood exports to drop 5 percent in Q2 Business

Seafood exports to drop 5 percent in Q2

Vietnam’s seafood exports will continue to see reductions in next few months due to the pandemic, with a slight year-on-year decrease of 5 percent to 2 billion USD in the second quarter, according to the Vietnam Association Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Four-month fisheries exports down 10 percent Business

Four-month fisheries exports down 10 percent

Fisheries exports in the first four months of this year fell 10 percent year-on-year to 2.18 billion USD, according to the Department of Farm Produce Processing and Market Development at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.