(seafood.vasep.com.vn) The capture production of Vietnam in Jan-Feb 2017 estimated at 389 thousand MT, up 1.5% year on year in which marine catch gauged at 373 thousand MT, up 3.7% year on year and inland catch was 16 thousand MT.
Fish vessels reaped high yield, partly thanks to the fact that it is on season of anchovy fishing.
In the first 2 months of 2017, the tuna output of 3 central provinces estimated at 3,540 MT, up 19.7% year on year. In which Binh Dinh province reported the tuna production of 2,276 MT in Jan-Feb 2017, up 21.7% year on year; Khanh Hoa with 832 MT, up 68.4%; however, Phu Yen reported the reduction of 27.3% with tuna yield of 432 MT. The decline in tuna catch of Phu Yen was attributable to unfavorable weather conditions.
Compiled by Kim Thu