Fisheries focus on quality in 2011

Fisheries remain to be a leading hard currency earner in agriculture, recording over 4.9 billion USD in the 2010 export revenue or a 17 percent increase year on year.

Test laboratory joins Asia Network Forum

The State-run Quality Assurance and Testing Centre No 3, or Quatest 3, has become a member of the Asia Network Forum (ANF), an Asian forum for quality assessment bodies.
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.

Scheme to track Mekong seafood

A pilot programme to monitor origins and quality of seafood processed in the Cuu Long ( Mekong ) Delta provinces has been undertaken in response to an EU regulation requiring Vietnamese seafood imports to certify the location of the catch, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

UK helps poverty reduction, education in VN

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) on September 30 announced two financial packages worth 59.5 million USD (37 million GBP) for poverty alleviation and education in Vietnam .

Seafood processors keen to export to Russia

Many Vietnamese seafood processors are proposing that the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Physio-Sanitary Surveillance (VPSS) increases the number of Vietnamese businesses permitted to export their products to the country.

US supports Vietnam in blood safety

A US-sponsored blood safety workshop is underway in Can Tho city to strengthen the capacity of laboratory officers and technicians of military hospitals nationwide, the American Embassy said on August 10.

Exporters face more seafood rules

Vietnamese seafood exporters will face more barriers as Ukraine enforces stricter regulations on meat imports and meat by-products as of today.

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.