VIETNAM SHRIMP SALES TO GO ON THE RISE IN QIV
After a reduction in the first quarter, Vietnam’s shrimp exports in QII and QIII/2017 showed the possitive growth. Of that, exports in QII increased by 52% over QI, exports in QIII increased by 25% over QII and 90% over QI. Vietnam’s shrimp exports in the first nine months of the year reached US$2.7 billion; up 21.4% over the same period in 2016.
VASEP FORECAST UPBEAT SHRIMP EXPORT GROWTH FOR 2018
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP) has projected shrimp exports to continue gathering momentum this year, particularly in the EU and China.
VIETNAM PANGASIUS SALES TO BRAZIL JUMPED
As of 15th Oct 2017, Vietnam’s pangasius exports to Brazil totaled US$79.6 million, up 66.2% over the same period last year. This is considered as one of the potential importing markets of Vietnam with the good growth. In particular, in September 2017, exports to the market hit US$6.73 million, up 103.3% over the same period last year. Sales to the market reached the highest growth in the first three quarters of this year.
VN FILES COMPLAINT TO WTO ABOUT US ANTI-DUMPING DUTY ON FISH
Vietnam has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization over anti-dumping measures the United States has imposed on Vietnam’s exports of fish fillets, according to announcements from Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade and the WTO.