seafood production

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In 2021, Long An province's aquaculture output target is to reach over 60,000 tons, an increase of about 2,000 tons compared to 2020, of which, the output of brackish water shrimp will reach over 15,000 tons, the output of freshwater seafood will reach above 45,000 tons, an increase compared to 2020.

The Mekong Delta province of Long An targets at least 60,000 tonnes of aquaculture production this year, about 2,000 tonnes higher than in 2020.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) On March 11, 2021, the Prime Minister issued PM Decision 339/ QĐ-TTg approving the Vietnam Fisheries Development Strategy to 2030, with a vision to 2045.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In 2020, the country's seafood production has reached 8.4 million tons, a slight increase of 3% compared to 2019, of which aquaculture accounts for 54% with nearly 4.6 million tons. accounting for 46% with over 3.8 million tons. Seafood exports reached 8.4 billion USD, down 1.9% compared to 2019, of which aquaculture (shrimp, pangasius) accounted for 62% with 5.2 billion USD, captured seafood accounted for 38% with 3.2 billion USD.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In 2020, the fisheries sector experienced loads of difficulties such as export activities are interrupted due to the Covid-19 pandemic; the consumption demand for high-value aquatic products contracted; the weather was not favorable for fisheries production, etc. Notwithstanding, according to the Directorate of Fisheries (D-Fish), Vietnam's total seafood production still rose by 1.8% to reach 8.4 million MT. Of which, the capture production reached 3.85 million MT, up 2.1%, the aquaculture production reached 4.56 million MT, up 1.5%, and the export turnover achieved US$8.4 billion.