Processing frozen shrimp for export (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) –
Vietnam has 620 industrial aquatic processing facilities, according to the
Directorate of Fisheries at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Of them, 415 have met
standards for exports to Japan, the US, Europe and other markets.
In addition, there are
some 3,000 small-scale establishments at traditional trade villages.
processing has become a spearhead sector which boasts a large production volume
and takes the lead in international integration, said the Directorate.
products have made their appearance in 176 markets across the globe.
processors are striving to boost domestic production and consumption as exports
are hindered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam earned 790
million USD from exporting aquatic products in May, lifting the total figure in
the first five months of this year to nearly 3.3 billion USD, a year-on-year
rise of 14 percent./.