Further efforts needed to regain EC’s “green card” Business

Further efforts needed to regain EC’s “green card”

Vietnam’s fishery sector expects to regain a “green card” from the European Commission (EC) after working tirelessly to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, but much work needs to be done, especially fishing management and attitude of local fishermen.
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.
Shrimp exports recover in July Business

Shrimp exports recover in July

Vietnam’s export of aquatic products in July showed positive signs with an increase of 9 percent year-on-year, particularly with exports of shrimp and other products rising, except for pangasius.
Seafood exports to China on the mend Business

Seafood exports to China on the mend

Vietnam’s seafood exports to China are expected to rise in the second half of this year to reach the 1.2 billion USD target for the whole of this year as China’s seafood demand is on the rise, and the escalating US-China trade tension is likely to create as an opportunity for Vietnamese exporters to increase their market share in China.
EU aims to step up cooperation with Vietnam Politics

EU aims to step up cooperation with Vietnam

The European Union (EU) considers Vietnam a leading partner in the region and is implementing many specific policies and measures to enhance its cooperative relations with the Southeast Asian country, a senior EU official said on August 5.
Seafood exports nears 4 billion USD in first half Business

Seafood exports nears 4 billion USD in first half

Vietnam’s seafood export turnover in June reached 794 million USD, raising the total value for the first half of the year to nearly 4 billion USD, up 0.3 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade).
Vietnam should give its shrimp a brand Business

Vietnam should give its shrimp a brand

Developing globally-recognised Vietnamese shrimp brand is necessary for the agricultural sector to realise a target of 10 billion USD in shrimp export revenue by 2025, according to the insiders.
Solutions employed to fulfil fishing targets Business

Solutions employed to fulfil fishing targets

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has asked relevant agencies and coastal localities to employ solutions to fulfill targets set for the fishing season from April through September.
Exports help push up trade surplus in first quarter Business

Exports help push up trade surplus in first quarter

Improved exports in March helped Vietnam gain a trade surplus of 536 million USD in the first quarter after running deficits in the first two months, the latest update from the General Statistics Office (GSO) revealed.