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Capture output reached 2,244 MT in Jan-Sep 2014
September 29, 2014, 04:31 PM
(vasep.com.vn) Fisheries output in 9 months reached 2,244 thousand MT, up 4.7% year on year with marine catching at 2,105 thousand MT, up 5% over the same period.

Many localities collaborative groups for offshore fishing were formed and operated efficiently. In addition to the support from the States, offshore fishermen, fishing households invested offshore fishing equipment. According to Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, withfavorable weather, fishermen focused on products of high economic value, therefore surging the output.

Kien Giang captured 345,608 MT of seafood, up 14.2% year on year while 147,800 MT was captured in Binh Thuan, up 6.5% y-o-y. Binh Dinh capture reached 135,080 MT, up 9.8%, whilst that of Ben Tre was 111,787 MT, up 7% y-o-y.

Modern techniques are applied and renovated in tuna fishing and storage in order to improve quality, increase efficiency and sustainability. From January to September 2014, Binh Dinh caught 7,746 MT of tuna, up 4% y-o-y; Phu Yen caught 3,375 MT, down 19.6%; Khanh Hoa caught 11,359 MT, of which bigeyed tuna and yellowfin tuna reached 3,698 MT.

Aquaculture output 9 months also grew by 4.9% compared to the same period last year, reaching 2,491 thousand MT.

Pangasius farming area of the Mekong Delta in the 9 months was estimated at 7,000 hectares with a production of 757 thousand MT.

As reported by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Mekong Delta, pangasius production in most provinces reduced year on year. Price of raw pangasius was low, making farmer prolong the farming period and wait for higher future prices for their harvest.

Black tiger shrimp production remained stable in September comparing to August. Output increased significantly though farming area fell in some provinces.

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