Bangladesh, The country's production of fresh water prawn or golda will fall significantly as most of the hatcheries are shut down this year due to lack of bank loans, general secretary of Golda Hatchery Association of Bangladesh (GHAB) said.
Thai Union made several statements about its shrimp business in a meeting with analysts on its second quarter performance yesterday.
The US Department of Commerce has revised its duty rates for pangasius exporters to the US that will increase the rates for most companies after the agency cited ministerial errors in its eighth shipper review.
In a recent letter to the Dept. of Commerce, the USDA, and the FDA, Tom Mazzetta, CEO of the Mazzetta company, referenced the recent scientific work of Dr. Lightner on the EMS shrimp disease, and countered the arguments made by the Southern Shrimp Alliance that this disease elevates any risk regarding importing farmed shrimp.
Vietnamese businesses are intensifying investment abroad in the agro-forestry-fishery sector to expand their markets and save production and transport costs.
Vietnam’s seafood export is forecast to recover in May thanks to rebounding demand from importing countries, said the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
The project for Vietnam to provide technical support for developing the seafood sector in Sri Lanka was launched in Colombo on May 14.
In March 2013, Vietnam earned US$55.5 million of tuna exports, down 0.1 percent against March 2012. In the first quarter of 2013, exports reached US$154 million, up 18.8 percent over the same period of last year.
The figure was equal to 87.46 percent compared to the same period of 2012.
Thai feed producer reports losses in core business with a 92% drop in net earnings.