December 27, 2011


Vietnam's 2011 seafood exports reach US$6 billion


Vietnam's 2011 seafood export revenue reached US$6 billion representing an on-year increase of 20%, surpassing the set target by US$5.7 billion.


According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), in 2011, the country's total seafood output reached 5.2 million tonnes, up 1.4% over last year.


The total aquaculture area increased by 2.5% to 1,093 hectares.


The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has set a target of earning US$6.5 billion from aquatic product exports in 2012, up 5% from this year.

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