(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Vietnam sets a target achieving seafood export turnover of US$14-16 billion by 2030 and creates jobs for 3.5 million workers. By 2045, fisheries will be a modern commercial economy, a deep seafood processing hub, which belongs to the group of three leading countries in the world.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has just submitted a report to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the approval of the Vietnam fisheries development strategy to 2030, with a vision to 2045.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, after 10 years of implementing the Fisheries Development Strategy to 2020, it shows that in the 2010-2019 period, the GDP structure of the fishery sector in the entire agricultural sector rose from 17.8 % to 24.4%.
Seafood export turnover hiked from US$5 billion to US$8.6 billion, equivalent to 1.7% of the total export turnover of the country and 20.8% of the agricultural export turnover.
Fishery creates jobs for about 3.9 million workers, contributing to the restructuring of the agricultural and rural economy; The income of fishery workers has constantly been improving.
The fisheries industry sets a target by 2030 with the growth rate of aquatic production value reaching 3-4%/year. The total seafood production reached 9.8 million MT (of which aquaculture production is set at 7.0 million MT, and capture production is 2.8 million MT).
The seafood export turnover value will reach US$14-16 billion. Creating jobs for over 3.5 million workers, with per capita income of aquatic workers equivalent to the average income of workers nationwide ...
With a vision to 2045, fisheries will be a modern, sustainable commercial economy that has advanced management skills, science, and technology. This sector will also be a deep seafood processing hub, which belongs to the group of 3 producing and exporting leading countries in the world.