Pangasius prices soar, enterprises and farmers speed up production

( After a long period of precarious output, prices dropped, recently the price of commercial pangasius has increased. Both enterprises and farmers raising this type of fish in Tien Giang province are excited by the good profit and speed up production.

Pangasius prices soar enterprises and farmers speed up production

In Tien Giang province, there are many enterprises specializing in producing pangasius fillets to export to many markets around the world such as China, Japan, USA, EU... In which, many large enterprises creating jobs for thousands of workers such as: GODACO SEAFOOD JSC (My Tho Industrial Park), Van Duc Tien Giang Food Export Company Limited, DAI THANH SEAFOODS CO., LTD (in Song Commune, Thuan, Chau Thanh district).

Since Tet, the price of pangasius raw material (input) and output products for export of this item has prospered, so companies are very excited, the working atmosphere is urgent and energetic. In addition to traditional pangasius fillet products, some businesses also process products from pangasius such as: tra fish balls, fish cakes... to serve the domestic market and export with high value. According to businesses, since the Lunar New Year until now, the demand for seafood from foreign partners is very high, especially pangasius fillet is very attractive.

Currently, most pangasius processing enterprises for export in Tien Giang province are active in farming areas, so they must ensure enough input materials and limit purchasing from outsiders, so they can reduce production costs and make profits.

With the Covid-19 epidemic under control in the area, the company's activities have stabilized and accelerated since the beginning of the year.

At this time, nearly 95% of workers of Go Dang Joint Stock Company have returned to factories and workshops for production. Currently, this enterprise has 250 hectares of water surface to raise pangasius in the provinces of Tien Giang, Ben Tre and Vinh Long to supply raw materials for factories. Every week, businesses export from 70-80 containers of pangasius fillet products to other countries.

Although customs clearance and transportation charges have increased, since the Lunar New Year of the Tiger until now, this business still has a good and higher growth rate than last year, creating jobs and stable incomes for more than 3,000 people. worker.

Although there are still some difficulties due to the high price of gasoline, transportation costs, food for pangasius, the capacity of customs clearance, through ports and border gates is limited, but the price of pangasius and products from pangasius has increased; At the same time, the situation of the Covid-19 epidemic has calmed down, which is a good sign for businesses and farmers to recover this industry. Thereby creating valuable export fish products to contribute to the recovery of our country's economy after a long period of heavy damage due to the pandemic.

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