trade promotion activities as an effort to realise the locality’s export target
of 1.1 billion USD in 2017.
The locality is coordinating with ministries, sectors to prepare a shrimp
festival in 2018.
Attention will be also paid to building brand name for shrimp products and
expanding domestic consumption.
According Chau Cong Bang, Deputy Director of the provincial Department of
Agriculture and Rural Development, Ca Mau continues accelerating agriculture
restructuring in the direction of improving added value of products and promoting
The locality focuses on expanding shrimp-farming models with high-productivity meeting
VietGap, GlobalGap and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) standards in order
to produce clean materials for processing for-export shrimp products.
Local seafood processing enterprises will be assisted in applying new
technologies to better the quality of their products in order to satisfy the demand
of each import market.
In the first six months of this year, Ca Mau’s export turnover hit nearly 420
million USD, up 3.3 percent against the same period last year, mainly
contributed by shrimp shipments to the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea,
Canada, Australia, China, Europe and other markets.-VNA