Vietnam to be world’s largest seafood exporter?

Although exports of aqua-products faced many difficulties in 2011, export revenues touched USD 6.1 billion, ranking Vietnam at fourth place in aqua-exports.

In 2012, the country’s turnover of aqua-exports is expected to reach USD 6.5 billion, a target set by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Ca Mau Province said that since 26 January (fourth day of Lunar New Year), many shrimp processing and export enterprises have resumed operations so as to complete pending export orders.

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