Toan Dao

Reporting from Hanoi, Vietnam

Toan Dao has covered Vietnam’s business community, with a focus on energy and agriculture, for a number of Vietnamese and international outlets for the past eight years. He also works as a program manager for the Hanoi-based Centre for Media and Development Initiatives, where he mainly takes part in providing training activities for local journalists and other players in the media community.

Published on
September 25, 2020

Sales of pangasius from Vietnam to most major markets fell in the first eight months of this year, except the United Kingdom, Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) announced on 23 September …

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Published on
September 23, 2020

Vietnam saw an increase in the value of its shrimp exports in August as it increased its deliveries to the United States, the European Union, and other markets …

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Published on
September 23, 2020

Officials in Surat district of the Indian western state of Gujarat will carry out a survey to identify shrimp farms believed to be illegally built in areas owned by the government near the Tena and Sena creeks in Olpad Taluka, The Times of India reported 20 September.

The move is in response to a recent order issued by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), a government body created in 2010 to handle cases relating to environmental issues. The

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Published on
September 22, 2020

A top Philippine lawmaker has called on the government to pay attention to the European Union’s latest warning against its alleged human right abuses and extrajudicial killings, expressing fear the E.U. may take action that hurts the country’s exports, including tuna ... 

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September 21, 2020

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has moved to allow 12 seafood companies from Vietnam to resume exports of their products to Saudi Arabia following a ban in 2018 …

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Published on
September 21, 2020

Cao Lanh City, Vietnam-based pangasius firm Vinh Hoan reported a year-on-year decline in the value of its exports in August, as its sales to China remain depressed.

Vinh Hoan exported pangasius worth VND 617 billion (USD 26.5 million, EUR 22.4 million) in the month, 5.1 percent lower year-on-year, the company said in its August update.

The United States was the largest destination for pangasius from Vinh Hoan in August, with sales value of VND

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Published on
September 18, 2020

Vietnam continued to see its tuna exports to the European Union surge thanks to the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) ...

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Published on
September 16, 2020

Three graduates from Mangalore Fisheries College have set up the first private hatchery company in India that will apply technology to produce Asian sea bass (barramundi) seed in Karnataka.

The “Canares Aquaculture” company formed by A.H. Kaushik, V.S. Karthik Gowda, and S.V. Sachin received technical support from India’s ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA).

In a statement released on 13 September, CIBA

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Published on
September 15, 2020

Vietnam was able to export more shrimp to the European Union thanks to their free trade agreement, which entered into force 1 August ... 

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Published on
September 14, 2020

The price of lobster has fallen dramatically in Vietnam as it has become harder for exporters to send the expensive seafood product to China during the COVID-19 pandemic …

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