Vietnamese pangasius sector hit by multiple challenges

Published on
March 27, 2017

Poor growing weather – mainly heavy rainfall and cold temperatures – has put a big hole in Vietnam’s pangasius production this year and is directly responsible for a surge in prices, while a lot of unfavorable media attention has cast a shadow over the species in a number of key markets.

The depleted supply and strong demand from China has seen processors pay as much as VND 26,000 (USD 1.14, EUR 1.07) per ...

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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