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Pangasius exports find it hard to recover

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Wednesday, March 04, 2015, 03:40 (GMT + 9)

Vietnamese pangasius exports reached USD 1.76 billion in profits in 2014, representing a slight year-on-year increase of 0.4 per cent and representing 22 per cent of total seafood sales abroad, compared to 26 per cent last year. According to statistics of  Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers (VASEP), exports to the European Union and the United States -- the two largest importers of the resource – decreased from 22 per cent in 2013 to 19 per cent for each market. The seafood export drop to the EU was due to lower importing demand, stricter inspection on chemicals and antibiotics and abundant supply of whitemeat fish like cod. In the case of the US, the decrease in pangasius exports was the result of the antidumping imposed on frozen pangasius fillet imported from Vietnam, which was twice higher than the preliminary result. This ... FULL STORY

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