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Development of shrimp farming in Vietnam: ambition, challenges and opportunities
September 27, 2018, 02:33 PM
This is the presentation of Dr. Hoang Tung (CSIRO, Australia) in the Conference “Global shrimp demand and Vietnam’s supply capacity to 2025” in the framework of Vietfish 2018.


Penaeids = National commodities of Vietnam

683,000 tons (2017) from 0.72 mil ha

May expand to 1.2 mil ha by 2025 due to climate change, saline intrusion

Products mainly exported

180 – 350 kg/ha/y in extensive systems for Penaeus monodon

Relatively advanced in intensive farming of Penaeus vannamei


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Down in cephalopod exports to Italy due to higher price (05/12/2018) Strong rise in tuna sales to Israel (05/12/2018) Middle East increased tuna imports from Vietnam (04/12/2018)
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