A booming of the shrimp export in Vietnam
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A booming of the shrimp export in Vietnam

Posted by | January 13, 2014 |

In 2013, the total of seafood exports turnover had reached USD6.7 billion, increase by 10% year-on-year, in which the total of shrimp exports turnover had reached USD3 billion. Specialist, Vietnam has become the third largest country that supply shrimp product for global.

Because of advantage export, the price of raw shrimp has risen. In Ca Mau province, Bac Lieu province, Soc Trang province…, the price of black tiger shrimp has reached VND320, 000 per kilogram (type 20 shrimp per kilogram); VND250, 000 per kilogram (type 30 shrimp per kilogram); VND220, 000 per kilogram (type 40 shrimp per kilogram). This is the highest price since a few years ago. Moreover, the price of whiteleg shrimp has reached VND180, 000 per kilogram (type 60 shrimp per kilogram); VND166, 000 per kilogram (type 70 shrimp per kilogram); VND150, 000 per kilogram (type 80 shrimp per kilogram).

Michael Boddington from Asian Agribusiness Consulting (AAC) has been involved in agribusiness in Asia since 2000. AAC has office both in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City and China Beijing. So AAC has a thorough understanding of the Viet Nam and China aqua industry and produces up-to-date research reports on the market. We can offer insights on supply and demand trends and comments on the future structure of Asian agribusiness. If you would like to know more please emailmichael@boddingtonconsulting.comThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.