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QI/2017: Farming area of shrimp totaled 535.6 thousand ha
May 16, 2017, 08:57 AM
(seafood.vasep.com.vn) The farming area for brackish water shrimp of Vietnam in the first three months in 2017 estimated at 535.6 thousand hectares, up 1.7% over the same period last year, with the production of 68.3 thousand MT, a year-on-year rise of 14.14%. Through now, shrimp farming area was little affected by diseases.

The farming area for black tiger shrimp in the Mekong Delta provinces estimated at 511.2 thousand hectares, up 1.6%, with the yield of 42.7 thousand MT (up 22.2%); and that for whiteleg shrimp was 17.5 thousand hectares (up 15.6%) with the output of 21 thousand MT (up 10.8%).

The price of pangasius expected to continue the rise in the coming time. The current price of raw pangasius quoted at VND25,000 - VND26,000 VND per kg, which helped farmers earn profits. Therefore, many farmers continued to invest, resulting in the price of raw pangasius to climb up 1.5 - 2 times compared to the same time last year. In QI/2017, pangasius output estimated at 247.6 thousand MT, up 1.5% year on year.

Aquaculture production in Mar 2017 hit 107 thousand MT, an increase of 9.6% from the same period last year, the figure in Jan-Mar 2017 estimated at 570 thousand MT, up 2.7% year on year.

Compiled by Dieu Thuy

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