Implementing the Government’s instruction, the central province of Quang Binh had destroyed 606 tons of cadmium contaminated fish which businesses bought from fishermen from April to August 30, director of the provincial Department of Health Nguyen Duc Cuong has said.
Romania is a market of great potential to Vietnam’s exports like tropical fruits (fresh and canned), seafood (frozen and canned), coffee, pepper, cashew nut and pork, although the European country has a relatively developed agriculture, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam earned about US$9 billion from exports of aquatic products in 2018, an increase of 8.4% year-on-year, said Acting Director General of Directorate of Fisheries Nguyen Ngoc Oai.
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.
Vietnam’s seafood export value in the first seven months of 2018 was estimated at US$4.63 billion, up 6.3% over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
A working delegation of the government led by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on May 16 visited Cam Xuyen and Ky Anh districts of the central province of Ha Tinh, which were affected by the Formosa-related marine environmental incident.
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.
Vietnam shipped US$749 million worth of seafood abroad in August, bringing seafood exports in the first eight months of 2017 to US$5.13 billion, up 18.1 percent from the same period last year.
Industry group VASEP has asked its members to stay vigilant against potential letter-of-credit scams that could cost them thousands of dollars.
PSNews-The Standing Committee of the 14th National Assembly decided to establish a special team to inspect “The implementation of policies and legal regulations in exploiting, cultivating and processing seafood for economic development in conjunction with national defense and security”.
Nearly 90% of tariff lines have been cut and reduced, with 59% abolished immediately as the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has taken effect since October 2016.
Total export value of top ten products hit US$92.2 billion during the first nine months of this year, accounting for 71.7% of the country’s total export revenue, reports the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is expected to create opportunities for Vietnam to expand markets for major exports like wood and timber products, and seafood.
The Seafood Fair will take place in Hanoi from October 6-10, a representative of the Trade Promotion Centre for Agriculture under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development told a press conference on September 28.
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.