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Fisheries sector sets sight on 2014 exports

The fisheries sector plans to break into its potential markets such as the US, EU, Japan and South Africa to increase its exports. Seafood export earnings this year hit US$6.7 billion, a year-on-year increase of 10%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Vietnamese seafood products are exported …

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Exporters to face more anti-dumping lawsuits

Vietnamese exporters should be prepared to cope with an increasing number of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy lawsuits filed by key export markets, heard a conference in HCM City on December 6. Nguyen Chi Mai from the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Vietnam Competition Authority said Vietnamese exporters had faced an increasing …

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US experts inspect Vietnam shrimp exporters

Experts from the US Department of Commerce are conducting a fact-finding tour of Vietnam’s major shrimp producers and processors to examine the local shrimp farming and processing industry. The June 10-16 inspection tour is part of the DOC’s scheduled plan to provide a basis for its final determination on the …

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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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VASEP to sue DOC for unfair decision

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) says it will go to court to demand that the US Department of Commerce (DOC) change the decision to choose Indonesia as the sole benchmark country to calculate the anti-dumping rate on Vietnam’s tra fish. Lao dong (Labour) newspaper quoted VASEP …

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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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