In December 2022, Vietnam’s seafood exports reached 785 million USD, continuing a 13% decrease compared to the same period in 2021. However, thanks to continuous growth in the first 10 months of the year, the seafood exports have reached 11 billion USD, an increase of nearly 24% compared to 2021.
Australians are increasingly using Vietnamese shrimp, from restaurants to large Australian supermarkets or Asian stores, Vietnamese shrimp are abundantly present.
Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Nguyet, Deputy General Director of Directorate of Fisheries, said that by 2022, the growth rate of seafood production value will increase by 3% compared to 2021, the total output will reach 9.06 million tons, an increase of 3.1% compared to 2021. In which, fishing output reached 3.86 million tons; farming reached 5.19 million tons.
On December 10, VASEP and seafood enterprises held a celebration of seafood export reaching 10 billion USD celebrating the successful results of a long journey conquering the world market for more than 20 years.
On December 2, 2022, the Ministry of Industry and Trade issued Decision No. 2615/QD-BCT approving the list of “Prestigious export business” in 2021. Accordingly, there are 46 seafood processing and exporting enterprises in this list.