Launching ceremony of the first shrimp consignment exporting to the EU market according to the EVFTA commitment28-09-2020

In September 11, 2020, in Phan Rang - Thap Cham of Ninh Thuan province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) coordinated with the People's Committee of Ninh Thuan Provincial to hold the Launching ceremony of the first brackish water shrimp consignment exporting to Europe (EU) according to the Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (EVFTA).

Reschedule VIETSTOCK 2020 Exhibition07-09-2020

In July 30, 2020, confronted with the complicated situation of Covid-19 epidemic in Viet Nam and world-wide, Vietstock 2020 Organization Board issued a Notice to management agencies, domestic and foreign businesses, International organizations, sponsors, experts, and media agencies about the postponement and reschedule to hold Vietstock 2020 Exhibition and associated events of VietFeed 2020 and VietMeat 2020. The events are expected to take place from October 13 - 15, 2021.

Vietnam: Total export value of agricultural, forest and fishery products in the first eight months of 2020 reached USD 26.15 billion07-09-2020

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), total value of exporting in August of 2020 was estimated at USD 3.63 billion. For the first eight months of 2020, total export value reached USD 26.15 billion, reducing by 0.9% with the same period of the previous year. Of which, total export value of agricultural products was estimated at nearly USD 12 billion, less than 3.2% in comparison to the same time of 2019, total value of exporting livestock products was USD 250 million, decreased by 25% than that of the last year. Total value of exporting main forestry products gained USD 7.83 billion, which was 10,3% higher than that of the same period of the last year. Total export value of fisheries products was USD 5.2 billion, dropping by 5.3%.   

Export of Vietnam’s squid and octopus in July 2020 decreased by 3.2%03-09-2020

In July 2020, Vietnam's export of squid and octopus decreased slightly by 3.2%, reached USD 51.3 million after the increase of the previous month. In the first 7 months of this year, the export of squid and octopus reached USD 291.2 million, 14.7% lower than the same period last year.

2020: Opportunity to expand seafoodexport market to Brazil (February 14th, 2020)27-03-2020

In 2020, the Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) has approved a number of requirements from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) of Vietnam to facilitate the export of Vietnamese shrimp and shrimp products. This approval will open up to Vietnam an opportunity to boost her export to the potential Brazil market in the near future.

30 Vietnamese enterprises exporting shrimp to the US enjoy 0% tax26-08-2019

On August 21, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced the results of the 13th administrative review (POR 13) on anti-dumping tax on Vietnamese shrimp to the US with a tax rate of 0%.

30 Vietnamese enterprises exporting shrimp to the US enjoy 0% tax26-08-2019

On August 21, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced the results of the 13th administrative review (POR 13) on anti-dumping tax on Vietnamese shrimp to the US with a tax rate of 0%.

Vietnam shrimp exports started to reverse22-08-2019

In the first seven months of 2019, Vietnam shrimp export reached US$ 1.8 billion, down 8% compared to the same period in 2018. The downward trend has slowed down thanks to positive export growth in July. Vietnam shrimp export is expected to reach more positive results in the last months of the year.

Vietnamese seafood exports to China increased sharply in July22-08-2019

In July 2019, seafood export to all major markets has recovered, of which the Chinese market grew the strongest by 51%.

Tra fish export to Belgium increased by more than 34%21-08-2019

As one of the four major tra fish import markets of Vietnam in the EU region, tra fish export to Belgium in the past 7 months has increased strongly, with an increase of more than 34%.

Vietnamese seafood contributes 3.43% of the national GDP21-08-2019

In the first 6 months of 2019, Vietnam's aquaculture production reached nearly 2 million tons (up 7.0% compared to the same period in 2018).

Seafood export in 7 months decreased by 1%20-08-2019

According to the Department of Processing and Development of Agricultural Products (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development), the value of seafood export in July 2019 was estimated at USD 785 million, bringing the value of seafood export in the first 7 months of 2019 estimated at nearly USD 4.7 billion, down 1% compared to the same period in 2018.

Tra fish export to ASEAN grew well31-07-2019

According to VASEP, in the first 5 months of this year, exporting tra fish to ASEAN market reached US$ 87.3 million, up 14.6% over the same period in 2018.

Tra fish export to EU: A spectacular breakthrough?24-07-2019

In 2019, besides the US and China, the tra fish industry is focused on the EU market. In addition to being a traditional market with high consumption, the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) about to sign is a promise to increase exports of tra fish products to this market.

Fisheries sector: Removing “yellow card” to take opportunities from EVFTA12-07-2019

Fisheries sector is one of the sectors that are considered to be of great benefit when the EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is approved. However, to take the opportunity, the fisheries sector needs to quickly remove the “yellow card” warned by the European Commission (EC).

EVFTA: Great opportunity for the seafood industry to break through11-07-2019

With the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), up to 90% of the tariff lines of seafood products will be committed to cut to 0% (except for canned tuna and fish balls) with the longest schedule of 7 years.

Tra fish exports to the EU grew strongly05-07-2019

Tra fish export to the EU market is growing strongly, with this momentum, seafood enterprises are taking advantage of preferential treatment from the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to boost export of this item.

Many export opportunities for Vietnamese tra fish to 10 CPTPP countries01-07-2019

In 2018, the value of tra fish export to the market of 10 countries of CPTPP reached US$ 328.3 million, up 17.3% over the previous year. In particular, the export value to most countries achieved positive growth, except for the Mexican markets which decreased by 4.65% and Peru decreased by 19.6%.

Shrimp industry contributes 40% among US$ 9 billion seafood export turnover20-06-2019

Shrimp is one of the most powerful export products of Vietnam nowadays. It has been exported to 65 markets, of which the EU is Vietnam's largest shrimp market. Export of shrimp of all kinds in 2018 reached more than 300 thousand tons, bringing export value of over US$ 3.35 billion.

Vietnam shrimp exports after the CPTPP took effect18-06-2019

In the first four months of 2019, Vietnam shrimp export value reached US$ 848.4 million, down 16.7% compared to the same period of 2018. In the context of shrimp export decreased, trade preferences in the Free Trade Agreements that Vietnam has participated becomes quite important. The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP) took effect from the beginning of 2019 proposes not only challenges but also positive impacts on exporting Vietnam shrimp to other CPTPP member countries.

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