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Vietnam seeks to diversify its seafood markets as exports to US decline
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Vietnam seeks to diversify its seafood markets as exports to US decline

NDO - The United States remains one of the largest importers of Vietnamese shrimp and catfish but revenues from this market have been falling in recent months, forcing Vietnamese exporters to seek

EU to inspect VN seafood exporters
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EU to inspect VN seafood exporters

Vietnamnet - The European Union (EU) will send a delegation to Viet Nam in June to inspect the country’s food safety control system for seafood products exported to the EU.

Seafood exporters slam red tape
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Seafood exporters slam red tape

Vietnamnet - The Government will likely ease the requirement for seafood enterprises to submit declarations of conformity with food safety regulations, officials said at a conference on Saturday.

Agriculture body invests in seafood competitiveness
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Agriculture body invests in seafood competitiveness

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has given nod to a project worth 102.2 billion VND (4.5 million USD) to improve the fisheries sector’s competitiveness.

VN's farmed seafood exports likely to hit $30-35 billion by 2030
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VN's farmed seafood exports likely to hit $30-35 billion by 2030

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s farmed seafood output is likely to reach 4.7 million tonnes with export earnings expected to hit 30-35 billion USD by 2030.

U.S. no longer Vietnam’s largest seafood buyer
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U.S. no longer Vietnam’s largest seafood buyer

Vietnamnet - For the first time in years, the U.S. is no longer the largest seafood export market of Vietnam as it is overtaken by Japan, says a report by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural

FDA warns Vietnam largest processor over seafood poisoning
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FDA warns Vietnam largest processor over seafood poisoning

Vietnamnet - Vietnamese Ba Hai Company Limited received a warning letter dated March 21, 2017 from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over its fish and fishery products examined at an

Seafood traders still count cost of Formosa disaster
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Seafood traders still count cost of Formosa disaster

Vietnamnet - Dozens of traders in Ha Tinh Province are facing huge losses as hundreds of tonnes of jellyfish cannot be sold due to the mass fish deaths caused by the Formosa pollution incident.

Vietnamese fish, seafood segment isn’t ‘cashing in’ with Walmart
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Vietnamese fish, seafood segment isn’t ‘cashing in’ with Walmart

Vietnamnet - Nearly one hundred farmers and exporters recently attended a business forum on the ins and outs of contract fish and shrimp farming for US based retail giant Walmart.

Trade barriers may seriously affect Vietnam’s seafood industry
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Trade barriers may seriously affect Vietnam’s seafood industry

Vietnamnet - A number of seafood companies have been dissolved or have halted operation, while trade barriers from import countries are expected to.pose challenges to Vietnam’s fishery sector.

Textile & garment, seafood manufacturers worried about Brexit
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Textile & garment, seafood manufacturers worried about Brexit

Vietnamnet - The uncertainties of the EU economy with the Italian PM stepping down and the UK & Northern Ireland leaving the EU will adversely affect Vietnam’s exports to the large markets.

Finding ways to boost seafood exports
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Finding ways to boost seafood exports

Nhan dan - NDO—The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has forecast that shrimp export revenues are expected to reach US$7.4 billion in 2017, and year-on-year increase of

Seafood sector aims high despite barriers in international market
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Seafood sector aims high despite barriers in international market

Vietnamnet - Seafood producers and exporters have been warned that many barriers, from protectionism to media campaigns, will affect them in the international market in 2017.

Seafood exports hoped to fetch $7.1 billion in 2017
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Seafood exports hoped to fetch $7.1 billion in 2017

Vietnamnet - The Directorate of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has set a goal of 7.1 billion USD in seafood export revenue in 2017.

The things snails and seafood do to bun
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The things snails and seafood do to bun

VietNamNet Bridge – With its long history of rice cultivation, Viet Nam cuisine features an endless variety of rice-noodle dishes. Apart from pho, which is made with flat rice noodles, there is the

Seafood exports fetch US$5.7 billion in ten months
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Seafood exports fetch US$5.7 billion in ten months

NDO—Vietnam’s seafood revenues in July reached US$687 million, pushing the total figure in the first ten months of this year up to US$5.7 billion, a year-on-year increase of 5.9%, reported the

Seafood exports set to pass $7b threshold this year
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Seafood exports set to pass $7b threshold this year

The country's seafood exports are expected to reach US$7 billion this year, a year-on-year increase of 5.5 per cent, according to the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (Vasep).

Vietnam: a global seafood processing base ?
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Vietnam: a global seafood processing base ?

The Vietnam Seafood Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) believes that Vietnam is capable of becoming an important global seafood production base.

Vietnam casts wider net for Russian fish and seafood market
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Vietnam casts wider net for Russian fish and seafood market

There are some great reasons for optimism regarding expanding fish and seafood exports to the Russian market, says the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (Vasep).

Vietnam to become global seafood processing centre
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Vietnam to become global seafood processing centre

Vietnam is likely to become a global seafood processing centre in the future thanks to its competitive labour cost and increasing number of high-quality processing facilities, an expert has said.

Challenges still face central region seafood safety
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Challenges still face central region seafood safety

Despite the good news from the latest report on the safety of seafood in the central region by the Ministry of Health, fishermen in Quang Tri province are still worried about the warning against deep

EU turns away toxic Vietnamese seafood
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EU turns away toxic Vietnamese seafood

11 shipments of Vietnamese seafood have been turned back by the EU in the first nine months due to high levels of heavy metals.

VietGap still not very attractive to domestic seafood businesses
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VietGap still not very attractive to domestic seafood businesses

Although the Vietnamese Good Agriculture Practice (VietGap) was issued for seafood breeding five years ago, enterprises are not enthusiastic about using this standard as a qualification for their

VASEP: Formosa Ha Tinh should compensate seafood losses
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VASEP: Formosa Ha Tinh should compensate seafood losses

The Government has been asked to compel Taiwanese firm Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co. Ltd to compensate losses incurred by locals when it released toxic water into the ocean in April.

Vietnam’s seafood industry feels the pinch after mass fish deaths
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Vietnam’s seafood industry feels the pinch after mass fish deaths

Taiwanese fish killer Formosa urged to bear financial responsibility for Vietnamese seafood producers.