An Giang expands material tra fish farming area Business

An Giang expands material tra fish farming area

The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has expanded breading areas for material tra fish (pangasius) due to increasing export demand since the start of the year, said Chief of the Office of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Dac Mau.
Tra fish exporters adapt to tougher markets Business

Tra fish exporters adapt to tougher markets

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam has urged tra fish processors and exporters to tighten quality control over fish fry at farms and input materials to meet international quality standards in the context of forecast difficulties for tra fish export next year.

Additional loans to boost agricultural export

Businesses and farmers in the Mekong Delta has so far this year received short-term loans worth 59 trillion VND (2.8 billion USD) to invest in agricultural export products, according to the Southwest Steering Committee.

Mekong Delta region to adapt new Tra fish farming plan

Based on consumption data, the Mekong Delta region plans to gradually reduce the scale of its Tra fish production and apply a series of measures to enhance fish quality in 2015–2016, according to the Vietnam Tra Fish Association (VTFA).

Vietnam aquatic products stay strong in global market

Vietnamese aquatic products are gaining a firmer foothold in the global market as evidenced by healthy growth in export to both traditional and new markets.

In the first seven months of 2014, the country’s aquatic exports picked up 24.5 percent from a year earlier to 4.2 billion USD with the US, the EU, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and China as top importers.

Mekong Delta looks to capitalise on tra fish

The Mekong Delta fishery sector is making all-out efforts towards the goal of earning 2.3 billion USD from the export of tra fish, one of the key foreign currency earners for the country.