Fisheries production in the first six months up 4.2 per cent13-07-2017

According to the Directorate of Fisheries (D-FISH), the country’s fisheries production in the first six months of this year was estimated at 3.33 million tons, an increase of 4.2 per cent year on year. Of this figure, fishing production reached 1.66 million tons, up 4.7 per cent and aquaculture yield gained 1.67 million tons, up 3.8 per cent compared to the same period last year.

Binh Dinh: Shrimp farmers had bumper harvest11-07-2017

After the end of the first shrimp season, the shrimp farming areas of the province had great productivity, while the price of shrimp had increased sharply.

Capture fishery in the first six months06-07-2017

According to the Fisheries Information Center (FiCen), country’s capture fisheries production in June was estimated at 301 thousand tons, an increase of 5.8 per cent year on year, of which, marine capture was over 285 thousand tons, up 6.5 per cent over the same period. This brought the figure in the first 6 months of this year to 1,660 thousand tons, up 4.7 per cent compared to the same period last year.

Tra fish fair to be held in Ha Noi in October 201706-07-2017

In an effort to promote the image and brand name of tra fish products in the Northern market as well as to expand the export markets, especially the Chinese market, tra fish and Vietnamese seafood product fair is scheduled to be organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)  in the October 2017 in Ha Noi.

Aquaculture in the first six months06-07-2017

According to the Fisheries Information Center (FiCen), country’s aquaculture production in June was estimated at 421.2 thousand tons, an increase of 4.7 per cent year on year. This brought the figure in the first 6 months of this year to 1,668.2 thousand tons, up 3.8 per cent compared to the same period last year.

Agro – forestry - fishery export value up 13.1 per cent in the first six months05-07-2017

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, exports value of agriculture, forestry and fishery products in June 2017 were estimated at US$ 2.97 billion. This brought the figure in the first six months of 2017 to US $ 17.1 billion, an increase of 13.1 per cent compared to the same period last year.

Go Cong Dong district: Promote the potential advantages in aquaculture30-06-2017

According to the report by the Division of Agriculture and Rural Development of Go Cong Dong district (Tien Giang province), in the first season of aquaculture in this year, total aquaculture areas was 274 hectares with nearly 128 million fingerlings, of which white legged shrimp was majority.

Vinh Phuc province: Total fisheries production increased by 0.67 per cent28-06-2017

According to the provincial Department of Statistics, in the first 6 months of this year, the province’s total fisheries output was estimated at 9,667 tons, an increase of 0.67 per cent compared to the same period last year.

Thanh Hoa province: Total fishery output reached 78,932 tons27-06-2017

In the first 6 months of 2017, the total fishery yield of the province was 78,932 tons, reaching 50.1 per cent of year plan, up 6.3 per cent over the same period, of which, capture reached 53,732 tons; aquaculture was 25,200 tons.

Implementation of Decree 55/2017/ND-CP on aquaculture management, processing and import of Tra fish products27-06-2017

On June 23rd, 2017, in Tien Giang province, the D-Fish under MARD collaborated with People’s Committee of Tien Giang province to organize the conference on implementation of Decree 55/2017/ND-CP and measures to developing tra fish industry sustainably.

Khanh Hoa province: Over 53 thousand tons of fishery output in the first 6 months27-06-2017

Fishery output of Khanh Hoa province in the first 6 months of 2017 was estimated at 53 thousand tons, up 2.25 per cent over the same period last year.

Quang Tri province: Total catch in the first 6 months estimated at 10,500 tons13-06-2017

According to Sub- department of Fisheries of Quang Tri province, since early this year, taking advantages of favorable weather condition, local fishermen actively went fishing, especially offshore fishing with many effective methods such as purse seine, gillnet, etc, bringing about high-value species like mackerel, tuna, anchovy, bombay duck.

Working session with Thai Delegation on Illegal fishing operation management08-06-2017

On 5th June 2017, in Hanoi, Directorate of Fisheries (D-Fish) had a working session with the Thai delegation on management of illegal fishing activities. From Thai delegation, there were representatives from Thailand Maritime enforcement coordinating center, Ministry of Foreign Affaires, Directorate of Fisheries of Thailand (DoF) and related units. The working session was attended by Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Oai - Deputy General Director of D-Fish.

Mekong Delta: Shrimp farming adapt to drought, saline intrusion06-06-2017

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, there are over 600,000 hectares of shrimp farming in the Mekong Delta, accounting for over 91% of the total area of ​​shrimp farming of the country, with two main types Black tiger shrimp and White legged shrimp.

Capture fishery in May 2017: High yields and good price06-06-2017

According to the report of Fisheries Information Center (FiCen), country’s capture fisheries production in May was estimated at 311, 3 thousand tons, an increase of 5.2 per cent year on year. This brought the figure in the first 5 months of this year to 1,357 thousand tons, up 4.3 per cent compared to the same period last year. Of which, marine capture is 1,285.6 thousand tons, up 4.4% and inland capture was estimated at 71. 5 thousand tons, up 1.1 % over the same period.

Fisheries production in the first five months up 3.7 per cent05-06-2017

According to D-FISH, the country’s fisheries production in May 2017 was estimated at 692 thousand tons, an increase of 5.8 per cent year on year. Of this figure, fishing production reached 311 thousand tons, up 5.2 per cent and aquaculture yield gained 381 thousand tons, up 6.3 per cent.

Quang Nam province: Restructuring fisheries sector02-06-2017

Quang Nam is planning to restructure fishing fleet in order to increase the production value of capture fisheries.

Can Tho province: Tra fish aquaculture in the first 5 months29-05-2017

Since the beginning of the year, Can Tho province has got 2,202 hectares of aquaculture area, equal to 83.09% over the same period of 2016, reaching 20.97% of the year plan. Of which, the area of ​​tra fish farming was 420 hectares, equal to 84.34% year – on - year, reaching 54.4% of the plan year, with the productivity of 291 tons per hectare.

Viet Nam targets its on-sand shrimp farming area at 4,500 ha by 202029-05-2017

According to the Directorate of Fisheries (D-FISH), on-sand shrimp farming is considered a potential industry. By 2020, fisheries sector targets its on-sand farming area at 4,500 ha. Of which, over 50 per cent of concentrated shrimp farming area would be completed infrastructure system which could help bring about production of 60 thousand tons and the average productivity would reach over 12 tons/ha/crop.

Agro – forestry - fishery performance in the first four months of 201726-05-2017

In the first 4 month of this year, fisheries production was estimated at 1,902.2 thousand tons, up 3.1 per cent compared to the same period last year. Of this figure, aquaculture production reached 864.5 thousand tons, up 2 per cent and fishing production gained 1,037.7 thousand tons, an increase of 4.1 per cent year on year.

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