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HSBC, WWF take joint action against climate change

HSBC Bank in Vietnam and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) jointly organised various field trips for the bank’s staff to the Mekong delta region in March to see with their own eyes climate change impacts on people’s life.
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Japan hails Vietnam’s seafood safety

Japanese experts praised the management and control of seafood safety and hygiene at Vietnam ’s processing factories, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
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Nha Trang Seafoods not dumping tra fish on US market

Nha Trang Seafoods Joint Stock Company (Nha Trang Seafoods) did not dump tra fish on the US market between August 1, 2008 and July 31, 2009, according to a preliminary conclusion by the US Department of Commerce (DOC) released in late January.
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Products from Vietnam’s tra fish honoured in US

Several products from Vietnam’s tra fish have won the gold medal at the American Masters of Taste, recently held to honour top cooks across the US, reported the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exports and Processing (VASEP).
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Tra fish survives ups and downs of 2009

Vietnam’s tra catfish experienced a crisis in 2009 with fluctuations in prices and a wavering consumer market, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
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US – stable market for Vietnam’s tra fish

So far this year the US has remained a stable export market for Vietnam ’s “tra” fish, in both volume and value, according to the Vietnamese Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
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Tra, basa fish exports show signs of recovery

Vietnam earned 5.09 million USD from exporting 3,085 tonnes of tra and basa fish to Russia in the first half of November alone, year on year increases of almost 25 fold in volume and more than 23 times the value.
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US market regains appetite for Vietnam’s “Tra” fish

The United States continues to be Vietnam’s key importer of “Tra” fish with purchases worth 15.5 million USD in October alone, up 2.5 folds from a year ago, according to statistics by Vietnam’s Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP).
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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.