Seafood exports create big profits for Bac Lieu

Saturday, Nov 09, 2013 11:08

Harvesting shrimp in Bac Lieu Province. -- Photo Ngoc Trinh

BAC LIEU  (Biz Hub) — Southern Bac Lieu Province earned US$294 million from seafood exports in the first 10 months of this year, a year-on-year rise of 8 per cent, and equivalent to 83 per cent of its planned figure.

Over 38,200 tonnes of seafood were processed for the province's exports in the reviewed period, a year-on-year surge of 33 per cent.

Shrimp is still a key export product on the list, fetching more than $286 million from the export of 37,000 tonnes, up 17 per cent from the same period last year. — VNS

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