(vasep.com.vn) Thanks to production stabilization, the total value of Vietnam's seafood exports in the first five months of the year still increased by 13.8% over the same period last year, reaching 3.27 billion USD. In which, shrimp export value reached 1.31 billion USD, up 11.8%; Pangasius export value reached US$637.8 million, up 14.7% of tuna reaching US$291.5 million, up 21% over the same period in 2020.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) By 2025, Ben Tre province will have 4,000 hectares of brackish water shrimp farming (white shrimp, black tiger shrimp) applying high technology; in which, Ba Tri district has 500 ha, Binh Dai district 2,000 ha and Thanh Phu district 1,500 ha.

According to a report of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, the total area of aquaculture in the province in May 2021 reached over 6.2 thousand hectares, bringing the output of aquaculture production in the month to 1,553 tons, up 4.8% over the same period in 2020.

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) Vietnam's seafood exports in the first five months of this year reached nearly $3.3 billion, up 14% over the same period. In general, seafood export turnover is still concentrated in the Mekong Delta provinces where the source of raw materials for aquaculture and exploitation is concentrated.

On the afternoon of June 11, 2021, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) jointly organized a webinar "Discuss on a number of contents in the ASC Standards - Cooperation Initiative between ASC and VASEP”.

According to a report by the Ben Tre Fisheries Sub-Department, in May 2021, the province's total aquaculture area is estimated at 2,790 hectares, up 66.6%, the total aquaculture production is estimated at 35,726 tons, an increase of 44 % compared to the same period last year.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) After increasing 22% to 749 million USD in April 2021, Vietnam's seafood export continued to recover with a more optimistic increase in May, up 24% to nearly 790 million USD. . Accordingly, the cumulative export results in the first 5 months of the year were also better, up 14% to reach USD 3.27 billion.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first 4 months of 2021, the total value of Vietnamese shrimp exports to the US market reached US$198 million, up 24.8% over the same period last year. Up to now, the US continues to be the leading whiteleg shrimp export market of Vietnamese seafood enterprises. In particular, in the first months of this year, Vietnamese enterprises sharply increased the export of dried shrimp and processed vannamei shrimp to the US market.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) The complicated developments of the Covid-19 epidemic continue in the world as well as in the country, significantly affecting trade and production activities. However, thanks to Vietnam's effective epidemic control solutions along with relatively favorable weather conditions and a slight increase in the prices of aquatic products, in the first 5 months of 2021, the fishery industry has kept growing. Total fishery production in May was estimated at 782.8 thousand tons, up 4.2% over the same period in 2020. Seafood export value in the first 5 months of 2021 reached US$3.27 billion, up 12% compared to same period in 2020.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) The Vietnam Record Organization has just recognized Minh Phu Seafood Corporation as the owner of the largest organic shrimp farming area in Vietnam's mangroves, with a total area of 9,722 hectares and a total area of 9,722 hectares and participation of 2010 Ca Mau farmer households.

(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 the first 4 months of this year, the shrimp export value of the top 10 leading shrimp exporters in Vietnam reached 452 million USD, accounting for 47% of the total shrimp export of the country. In which, MINH PHU SEAFOOD CORP, STAPIMEX and MINH PHU HAU GIANG continue to be the top 3 exporters.

(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.com.vn) According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ca Mau province, export turnover of the province in the first 5 months of the year was estimated at 360.56 million USD, reaching 32.78% of the plan, up 19.25% over the same period of 2020. In which, seafood export is estimated at 331.82 million USD, equaling 31.78% of the plan, up 18.06% over the same period last year.