Total fishery production in January 2023 is estimated at 592.1 thousand tons
08:32 02/08/2023

( At the meeting to summarize the agricultural sector in 2022 on the afternoon of January 10, the leader of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Soc Trang province, said that the total area of aquaculture in the province reached 75,355 hectares (freshwater, brackish water, salt water ), exceeding 0.47% of the plan (75,000 ha) and increasing 4.28% over the previous year. Total seafood production of Soc Trang province reached 352,763 tons, exceeding 0.22% of the plan (352,000 tons), increasing by 0.6% compared to the previous year (2,121 tons).

( According to SSI Securities Corporation (SSI), inflation in 2023 continues to be a challenge for Vietnam's seafood industry. In that context, the pangasius industry is expected to prosper when the largest export market, China, has reopened.

( Vietnam’s pangasius is increasingly being used by consumers in the world because of its convenience, neutral texture and taste, easy processing and affordable price that can fit every market segment. By 2022, Vietnamese pangasius has conquered more than 140 markets around the world, including markets with strict requirements on food safety and technical regulations such as the US, EU and markets that farmed fish used to be unpopular like Japan.

Vietnam will investigate and handle all cases of the country’s fishing vessels being arrested by foreign countries, strictly punish all acts related to illegal fishing in the foreign waters and name them on the mass media, according to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien.

Authorities of the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang have taken a wide range of measures to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing as a part of the national efforts to remove the European Commission (EC)’s ‘yellow card’ warning against Vietnam’s seafood exports.

( The Mekong River Delta accounts for about 70% of Vietnam’s total hectares of aquaculture. This is the region with the largest production and value in the country, contributing about 65%.

( Australians are increasingly using Vietnamese shrimp, from restaurants to large Australian supermarkets or Asian stores, Vietnamese shrimp are abundantly present.

( In December 2022, Vietnam's seafood exports reached 785 million USD, continuing a 13% decrease compared to the same period in 2021. However, thanks to continuous growth in the first 10 months of the year, the seafood exports have reached 11 billion USD, an increase of nearly 24% compared to 2021.

( In 2022, with seafood export turnover reaching 11 billion USD, Vietnam has become the third largest seafood exporter in the world.

( On December 10, VASEP and seafood enterprises held a celebration of seafood export reaching 10 billion USD celebrating the successful results of a long journey conquering the world market for more than 20 years. 2022 is a year of many records for the seafood industry. Seafood exports broke a record of 11 billion USD, of which the shrimp industry reached a record sales of over 4.3 billion USD. Pangasius exports will reach 2.4 billion USD, a record high and record annual growth of 70%. Tuna also became a billion-dollar industry for the first time.

( Vinh Hoan's 25-year journey has experienced many memorable milestones with impressive growth.

( The seafood industry frankly recognizes the opportunities and challenges to keep its growth momentum in 2023.

( On December 10, 2022 at the celebration of seafood export reaching 10 billion USD in Ho Chi Minh City, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) announced the list of 30 excellent enterprises in 2022, in which there are 10 shrimp export enterprises.

( 2022 is an impressive year for Vietnam's seafood industry. Although it is not yet the end of the year, Vietnam's seafood exports have reached the record of 10 billion USD, an increase of nearly 34% compared to 2021, completing early on the set target for 2022. To mark this significant milestone, on December 10, 2022, in Ho Chi Minh City, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) held a Celebration seafood exports reached 10 billion USD.

( On December 2, 2022, the Ministry of Industry and Trade issued Decision No. 2615/QD-BCT approving the list of "Prestigious export business" in 2021. Accordingly, there are 46 seafood processing and exporting enterprises in this list.