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Major challenges face Vietnamese tra fish

Vietnamese tra (Pangasius) fish may no longer be a leading staple in the global market in the near future because it must now compete with other rivals for the lion’s share of the market. Threat to Vietnam’s leading position Over the past decade, naturally farmed Tra fish from the Mekong …

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Seafood exports to hit US$6.5 billion

Vietnam is expected to earn US$6.5 billion from seafood exports by the end of 2013, representing a year-on-year increase of 5 percent. Nguyen Huu Dung, Deputy Head of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), says that shrimp exports will fetch US$2.2 billion, equivalent to last year’ figure, …

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Tra fish exports to US see 10 percent price hike

The export price of Vietnamese tra fish bound for the US has risen by US$0.3-0.4 per kilo, 10 percent higher than in mid-March, when the US Department of Commerce (DOC) levied a new range of anti-dumping duties on the staple. According to deputy chairman of the Vietnamese Association of Seafood …

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VASEP demands fish import tax recalculations

 The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP) has opposed the US Department of Commerce’s new calculations of tax rates imposed on Vietnamese Tra fish imported to the US. In its recent annual administrative review, the US department chose Indonesia as a benchmark country to calculate anti-dumping margins on …

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Vietnamese seafood gains firm foothold in US

Vietnam earned more than US$15.2 billion from 2.22 million tonnes of seafood exported to the US market in the first 11 months of last year. The figure accounted for more than 7 percent of the US market’s total seafood import volume worth US$16.8 billion in 2012, according to the Vietnam …

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