Vietnam seafood industry plans to serve the needs of year-end orders
MEKSEA.COM – Currently, the covid-19 epidemic situation is gradually controlled, Vietnamese businesses have started to resume production since social distancing in mid-September. Most businesses have also built production plans suitable to the new situation to meet year-end orders.
Up to now, many seafood processing factories in the Mekong Delta have reoperated with more than 70% of capacity. Moreover, localities in the Mekong Delta have been able to recover the seafood supply chain quite well, the rate of vaccination against covid-19 for workers at seafood processing factories in the province has reached a high rate. In addition, the solutions issued to facilitate the transportation of goods within the province and inter-provincially have gradually become more favorable and processing factories quickly recover with a large number of employees have returned to the factories.
Many seafood factories in the Mekong Delta have reoperated since social distancing in mid-September. (photo: Internet)
In September 2021, Vietnam’s seafood exports reached 233.5 million USD, up 3.9% over the previous month, the total export value increased by 2.8% over the same period in 2020. It is considered a positive sign as soon as the epidemic in the Southern provinces was under control effectively.
Now Vietnam exports a variety of seafood products such as other fish (except tuna and pangasius, accounting for 51.1% of Vietnam’s total seafood export value); tuna (accounting for 22.1%); squid, octopus (17.3%); crabs, crabs and other crustaceans (5.1%); bivalve mollusk (4.2%) and other mollusks (except squid and bivalve mollusk account for 0.2%).
Bivalve mollusks led Vietnam’s export volume in September. (photo: Internet)
In which, the export of bivalve mollusk grew the most, reaching 99.6 million USD, followed by tuna and squid, octopus. Main import markets such as Korea, The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Thailand, EU, China,…
At present, farmers are advised to apply modern scientific and technical measures to the aquaculture model in order to create high-quality products, especially by strictly implementing no use of chemicals prohibited antibiotics during rearing.
In addition, Vietnamese seafood has met the standards of Global Gap, ASC, and traceability eligible for export to most developed markets. In the coming time, Vietnam plans to strengthen modern farming models along with environmental protection, enhance cooperation with international organizations to monitor production processes, and promote research to ensure biosafety and food.
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By Hayati (MekseaTeam)
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