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VIETNAM - Aquaculture harvests on the rise

Viet Nam\'s aquaculture harvest in the first two months of 2018 has topped 551,000 tonnes, up 5.8 per cent year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The output of tra fish, black tiger shrimp and white-legged shrimp all increased.

March 22, 2018

The aquaculture harvest in the first two months has topped 551,000 tonnes, up 5.8 per cent year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

The output of tra fish, black tiger shrimp and white-legged shrimp all increased.

The delta, the country’s largest tra producer, harvested 163,300 tonnes of the fish, up 8 per cent.

Its prices have reached record highs of VNĐ28,000–29,500 a kilogramme because of booming exports.

The delta harvested 29,800 tonnes of black tiger shrimp, up 8.1 per cent.

Source: Viet Nam News // Original Article

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