The fishery export value in the first seven months of 2019 was estimated at nearly 4.7 billion USD, down 1 percent from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Department of Farm Produce Processing and Market Development.
Export revenues of agro-forestry-fishery products in April is estimated to hit 3.5 billion USD, pushing the figure in the first four months of this year to 12.4 billion USD, equivalent to the figure recorded in the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam’s agro-forestry-fishery exports in February hit 1.93 billion USD, bringing the figure in the first two months of this year to 5.5 billion USD, a decrease of 1.6 percent year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam’s seafood export turnover in November reached 852 million USD, raising the total value in 11 months to 8.1 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 6.8 percent.
The “yellow card” warning must be taken as motivation to transform the fishery sector into a responsible and sustainable industry, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has said.
The Vietnamese and Cambodian ministers of agriculture had a meeting in Hanoi on October 12 to discuss ways to promote cooperation in agriculture, forestry, and fisheries between the two countries.
The fishery sector of central Binh Dinh province has employed solutions to prevent local fishermen from violating waters of regional countries, helping deal with the “yellow card” issued by the European Commission (EC), a provincial official has said.
Hanoi has established 56 areas for large-scale aquaculture production in eight rural districts, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
PSNews – Aquatic export hit 441 million USD in February, bringing the volume of seafood export in the first two months to over 1 billion USD, up 29% compared to the same period in 2017.
PSNews - Vietnam is among the top 5 plastic-polluted countries in the world. Vietnam also has many economic industries, particularly tourism and fishery, that depend heavily on the ocean's freshness.
Agri-forestry-fishery exports are expected to grow by 1.2-1.4% to reach US$31 billion this year, said the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD) representative at a press conference in Hanoi on November 9.
Vietnam and Myanmar have issued a joint statement on the occasion of Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s State visit to Vietnam, vowing to build on the achieved outcomes to further expand and deepen the close friendship between the two countries.
The Directorate of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has set a goal of US$7.1 billion in seafood export revenue in 2017.