United States, China sourcing more Vietnamese pangasius

Published on
January 16, 2017

Vietnam is expected to have exported close to USD 1.7 billion (EUR 1.6 billion) worth of pangasius in 2016 when final trade figures are published, an increase of 7 percent compared with the previous year, said the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP). The farmed whitefish accounted for 24 percent of the country’s total turnover from its seafood exports.

In total, Vietnamese pangasius was shipped to 137 different markets in 2016. The United States was the No.1 destina…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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