Politics

India keen on Vietnam’s aquaculture experience

The visiting Indian Minister of Agriculture showed interests in Vietnam’s fish farming experience as he saw a lot of potential for the two countries’ cooperation in the field and in agriculture generally.
Business

Vietnam eyes seafood exports to Europe

Vietnam attaches importance to boosting seafood exports to the European market – a promising market with a huge tra fish consumption demand, an industry organisation official has said.
Business

EU official changes attitude to VN tra fish

Struan Stevenson, Senior Vice President of the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee, has changed his mind for imports of Vietnamese pangasius fish after his visit to Vietnam from May 13-23, 2011.
Business

Tra fish exports set to increase 10 percent

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has called on the Tra fish industry to earn between 1.45 to 1.55 billion USD in exports this year against the 2010 revenue of 1.4 billion USD.
Bianfisco enjoys zero-percent tax in US market Business

Bianfisco enjoys zero-percent tax in US market

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has agreed to a zero-percent tax rate for all products that the Can Tho-based Binh An Fishery Joint Stock Company (Bianfisco) exports to the US until 2012.
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.
Business

Can Tho hosts talks on pangasius farming

Producers, conservationists, government officials and experts joined a meeting in Can Tho city on March 4 to present and discuss feedback on standards for pangasius (tra and basa fish) farming.