Vietnam scales up shrimp sites to boost exports

Published on
October 10, 2016

The amount of space dedicated to farming shrimp in Vietnam has increased this year in line with government calls to expand the Southeast Asian country’s shrimp export trade. Furthermore, because of the shorter grow-out, higher yields and stable prices, many black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) farmers have switched to whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) production.

According to local reports, as of 20 September 2016, the total area focusing on black tiger shrimp production was estimated at…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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