Tuna is the third largest seafood item shipped to the Middle East from Vietnam according to VASEP
VASEP, whose members account for 80 percent of the country's total seafood export revenue, is committed to ensuring high quality and safety of the seafood exported from Vietnam.
Seafood exports of VASEP members represent 80% of the total seafood exports of Vietnam.
noted that Vietnamese shrimp is very competitive against Thai shrimp, even though tariffs on Thai exports were reduced from 20% to 4.
The lawsuit, however, had the effect of reducing the volume of shrimp imported to the US market by 19 per cent in the Jan-July period, VASEP
In line with aims to hit Vietnam's seafood export target of USD 4 billion this year, VASEP
has announced its extensive participation at the upcoming 'Sea Food Expo 2009', the region's only dedicated seafood event, which is slated to run from October 12 to 14, 2009 at the Madinat Arena Conference Hall, Madinat Jumeirah.
In a press release, the VASEP
reaffirmed that Vietnamese businesses never intentionally dumped shrimp below market prices.