Aquaculture output grows 1.3% in two months in Vietnam

HANOI, 8th March, 2023 (WAM) -- Vietnam's aquaculture output was estimated at 1.18 million tonnes in the first two months of 2023, rising by 1.3% year-on-year, according to the country's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

“In February alone, the output stood at an estimated 593,400 tonnes, up 2.5% compared to the same period last year,” the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

The ministry suggested localities nationwide to link the restructuring of the fisheries sector with the re-organisation of production as per the value chain to reduce production costs and improve productivity, quality, efficiency and competitiveness of Vietnamese aquatic products.