Vietnam sets seafood export goal for 2017, wants more domestic consumption

Published on
January 4, 2017

Vietnam’s Directorate of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has set a seafood export revenue goal of USD 7.1 billion (EUR 6.8 billion) for 2017, an increase of USD 100 million (EUR 96 million) on last year’s total.

The agency has targeted a total fishery production output of 6.85 million metric tons (MT) for the whole year, including 3.05 million MT of sea catch and 3.8 million MT from aquaculture.

In order to fulfill the goal, the fisheries sector sho…

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