December 13, 2011
The "Moving towards Certification" category in European countries by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has included Vietnam's pangasius fish, said the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
The new category is an upgrade for 2012 in the popular seafood guide and means that Vietnamese pangasius fish has been removed from the WWF "red list", which was announced at the end of last year.
The new assessment from the WWF has contributed to building a more positive image of the product.
VASEP statistics show that Vietnam earned US$452 million from the fish exports in the first 10 months of this year, up 3% over the same period in 2010.