Four more fishing groups, including 14 boats with a designed capacity of more than 90 HP, were established in the Central province of Quang Nam in the first five months of 2013, bringing the total number to 104 groups with 844 boats.
The central province of Khanh Hoa should fully tap into the advantages of its marine economy, transport services, aquaculture and seafood processing to attract more investment in the province’s industrial parks.
The southern coastal province of Tra Vinh has released over 2.7 million breeding sugpo prawns into the sea at Dinh An fishing port, Dinh An town, Tra Cu district.
Can Tho City has also set the goal of recording an annual US$3 billion export turnover by 2015, with much of the growth planned for rice, seafood, handicrafts, footwear, and garment and textile products.Vol 10, Issue 01(51) | Jan - Feb 2013
The province’s intensive Pangasius area was only 423 hectares last year, decreasing 100 hectares over the same period of last year, according to Vinh Long’s Agriculture and Rural Development Department.
In 2012, the concentrated industrial fish farming in Binh Tan district, Vinh Long province was estimated to fetch 141.12 hectares, fulfilling 88.2% of the year’s target.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) co-organized a conference on Monday to discuss ways to help Mekong Delta residents adapt to climate change.
The final goal is to help raise added value of farm produce and seafood products for export to meet rising demand from South Korea and other countries.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau expects to bring their export turnover to US$1.050 billion in 2013, up 10.5 percent on last year.
In 2011, the district’s total output of seafood products reached nearly 19,000 tonnes, including approximately 13,000 tonnes from fishing.