VASEP opposes WWF pangasius assessments Business

VASEP opposes WWF pangasius assessments

VASEP has proposed the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) ask its member organisations in Europe to correct mistakes in the guidance manual on Vietnam’s tra (Pangasius) fish for European consumers.
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VASEP decries tariffs on tra fish

The anti-dumping tariffs imposed on tra fish exported from Vietnam to the American market from August 2008 to July 2009 were not reasonable, said the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) vice chairman, Nguyen Huu Dung.
Tariff increase violates free trade agreement Business

Tariff increase violates free trade agreement

VASEP has confirmed that the US Department of Commerce (DOC) increase in its antidumping tariff on Vietnam’s tra (Pangasius) fish runs counter to the letter and spirit of the free trade agreements between Vietnam and the US.
Seafood export values to increase Business

Seafood export values to increase

The total export value of seafood is expected to increase by 13.4 percent to 4.8 billion USD this year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Centre of Informatics and Statistics has announced.
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Exports of tuna increase sharply

The nation’s exports of tuna to traditional markets so far this year increased sharply over the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
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Shortages plague industrial sector

Raw material shortages, for long a problem plaguing the sugar and seafood processing industries, seem to persist this year because of the lack of a master plan for the two industries.
VASEP opposes false information on tra fish Business

VASEP opposes false information on tra fish

VASEP has strongly protested the Catfish Farmers of America (CFA)’s redefinition of “catfish” to include Vietnamese pangasius and attempt to impose more restrictions for the entry of pangasius into the US.
Tuna exports experience mixed trend Business

Tuna exports experience mixed trend

Tuna exports doubled year on year to almost 100 million USD so far this year, enjoying multi-fold surges in traditional markets such as the US and Canada but suffering a drop in the European Union.
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Seminar looks into breeding pangasius

The social and environmental impacts of pangasius farming should be taken into account in developing a sustainable model for the Mekong Delta, a seminar heard last week.
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Fisheries sector records rapid but unstable growth

Vietnam’s fisheries sector has grown at about 18 percent per annum during the 1998-2008 period - one of the fastest rates for the sector in the world - yet worries remain that the growth is not sustainable.
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Seafood exports likely to rebound

Exports of Vietnam ’s main seafood staples such as “tra” fish and shrimp are projected to recover in the last months of this year in terms of both price and turnover, said the Information Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development.
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RoK - huge potential market for Vietnamese seafood

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is an important and massive potential market for the fisheries sector as the country consumes about 7,300 tonnes of shrimps from Vietnam every year, confirmed Deputy Permanent Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) Nguyen Huu Dung.