(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In recent years, Tra Vinh province has implemented the structure of the fisheries sector and has made changes in the right direction, especially the product structure.
In the period 2014 - 2020, the average growth rate of aquatic production value of Tra Vinh has reached 8.61% per year; the rate of added value reaches over 0.8% per year; the proportion of aquaculture production value in the agriculture, forestry and fishery sector by the end of 2020 increases nearly 14% compared to 2014.
In 2020, the province's total seafood output reached 230,440 tons, an increase of 67,690 tons compared to 2013; production value of aquaculture land reached 360 million VND/ha, 1.74 times higher than that of 2013.
To achieve the above growth, the agricultural sector of Tra Vinh province has coordinated with localities to focus on directing the review and construction of 4 master plans for breeding and aquaculture production areas, correctly and appropriately identifying main farmed aquatic species, such as tiger shrimp, white leg shrimp, pangasius, snakehead fish, clam ... to adjust the structure of cultured species, develop concentrated farming areas, suitable to ecological and natural regions.
At the same time, the province directs to build a model of production of high quality black tiger shrimp seed; models of white shrimp with high density intensive farming and complete 5 technical processes for white leg shrimp rearing; producing bran clam on canvas ponds, nursing bran to seed clams, contributing to increase farming productivity 2 - 3 times higher than mass production, so the survival rate is over 80%, bringing high profits for farmers ...
In the period 2014 - 2020, in addition to promoting development of aquaculture, Tra Vinh province also focused on improving efficiency in fishing, especially offshore fishing. The whole province currently has 1,180 fishing vessels with a total capacity of 144,970 CV (with 261 vessels of 15 m or more in length), contributing to bringing the catch by the end of 2020 to 75,990 tons (an increase of 1,607 tons compared to 2013); maintain the linkage model, logistic services associated with production groups, teams at sea, consolidate 53 cooperative groups at sea (of which 35 offshore fishing groups).