Electronic log-book will be applied in Vietnam fishing activities
08:16 09/10/2021

Vietnam is to have 280,000 ha of marine aquaculture area and 10.5 million cubic metres of farming cages by 2025, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to statistics of Vietnam Customs, Vietnam's marine product exports continued to grow well in June 2021. In the first 6 months of 2021, marine products export value reached more than 1.6 billion USD, up by 15% over the same period in 2020.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to statistics of Vietnam Customs, Vietnam's exports of fish cakes and surimi grew continuously in the first 5 months of 2021. And by the end of May 2021, exports Vietnam's fish cakes and surimi exports reached 160 million USD, up 37% over the same period in 2020.

The Prime Minister recently issued Directive 17 on the inter-sectoral coordination mechanism between departments, ministries and localities in exchanging and processing information, to prevent and move to stop fishing vessel situation Vietnam violates regulations on combating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in foreign waters.

In the first 5 months of 2021, Vietnam's marine product exports increased by 16% to US$1.32 billion, accounting for 40% of the country's total seafood export turnover. In May alone, exports of marine products increased by 26% to $292 million.

(seafood. vasep.com.vn) By the end of April 2021, China is the 5th largest single cephalopod import market of Vietnam, accounting for 6% of the total export of these products. . In the past 3 years, Vietnam's cephalopod exports to China have tended to grow continuously. Export value in 2020 increased by nearly 61% compared to 2019. In 2021, exports to this market have continued to grow.

Clam is one of the main species of aquaculture in Nam Dinh northern province. The province currently has more than 2,000 ha of clam farming, of which there are 2 large clam farming areas in Giao Thuy district with 1,665 ha, Nghia Hung district with 500 ha, annually supplying from 35 to 40 thousand tons of commercial clams and tens of billions of clam seed to the market.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) By the end of April 2021, Korea is the 5th largest seafood import market of Vietnam, with seafood import turnover from Vietnam reaching more than 227 million USD. In which, the export of marine products to this market accounted for 56%, reaching nearly 127 million USD, up 9% over the same period in 2020. In general, exports of commodity groups to Korea increased over the same period last 2020 (except for crabs and other crustaceans).

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In April 2021, Vietnam's export of marine products reached more than 303 million USD, up 19% over the same period in 2020. Accumulated in the first 4 months of this year, the export of marine products reached more than 1 billion USD, accounting for 42% of the country's total seafood export value and an increase of 13% over the same period in 2020.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Norway supports human resources, experts, and financial resources within the framework of bilateral cooperation to help Vietnam's fisheries sector enforce the fisheries law...

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) After growing in the first month of the year, Vietnam's cephalopod exports to Japan decreased continuously in February and March, so the total value of squid exports, Vietnam's octopus to this market in the first quarter of 2021 decreased by 17% compared to the same period in 2020, reaching more than 24 million USD. Japan is currently Vietnam's second largest single cephalopod export market, accounting for 21%.

On May 21, the webinar on developing Vietnam’s marine aquaculture on an industrial scale was launched with the attendance of representatives from Vietnam and Norway sides.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) After increasing in January, Vietnam's cephalopod exports to South Korea in February 2021 decreased by 21% compared to the same period in 2020. In the first two months of 2021, Vietnam's cephalopod exports were 3% lower than the same period in 2020, reaching 27 million USD.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In 2021, VASEP will continue its activities on the basis of joining hands with the local provinces and fishermen as well as implementing a program to support member enterprises to better fulfill their commitment against IUU fishing.

All fishing ships in Binh Dinh must obtain food safety certificates by the end of June as part of efforts to enhance the quality of fishery products caught by the south-central province's fishing fleet, according to a local agricultural official.


Ms Van Ha

Email: vanha@vasep.com.vn

Tel: +84 24 37715055 (ext. 216)

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