Vietnam's seafood exports rise but challenges continue Business

Vietnam's seafood exports rise but challenges continue

Vietnam’s seafood exports increased slightly in July but the country is forecast to continue facing challenges, experts told a conference held by the Vietnam Association for Seafood Exporters and Producers in Ho Chi Minh City on August 28.
Vietnam targets sustainable aquaculture Business

Vietnam targets sustainable aquaculture

According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), aquaculture can make up tens of billions of USD a year for Vietnam’s GDP if its potential is fully tapped.
Seafood farming needs technological reform Business

Seafood farming needs technological reform

Vietnam’s seafood farming sector needs technological reform to achieve faster and more sustainable development, heard a workshop on seafood farming with the participation of representatives.
More caves discovered in Quang Binh Travel

More caves discovered in Quang Binh

A total of 57 new caves with a combined length of over 20km have been discovered in Quang Binh central province this year by a team of explorers from the British Cave Research Association (BCRA).
Bac Lieu expands brine shrimp farming area Society

Bac Lieu expands brine shrimp farming area

The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu aims to expand Artemia (brine shrimp) farming from 200 hectares to 500 hectares, mostly in coastal localities by 2020, according to local authorities.
Business

Trade deficit increases sharply

Vietnam’s trade deficit in May increased to a record 1.2 billion USD, raising the total trade deficit figure in the first five months of this year to 1.9 billion USD.

It is the third consecutive month the country has seen its trade deficit increase, up from 545 million USD in March and 936 million USD in April.
Crab exports to EU increase sharply Business

Crab exports to EU increase sharply

In the first months of 2013, crab exports to the European Union (EU) enjoyed a dramatic year-on-year rise of nearly 200 percent. The export of crab and other crustaceans to the EU generated 8.3 million USD, up 18 percent from last year.
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MARD bans use of poisonous chemical

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will ban from aquaculture use 20 kinds of plant protection substances containing cypermethrin.
US-Vietnam trade turnover continues rising Business

US-Vietnam trade turnover continues rising

Vietnam’s total exports to the US have shot up in the first four months of this year by 21 percent against the same period last year to 5.05 billion USD, according to the US Census Bureau.