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(vasep.com.vn) Through March 2015, shrimp production upped while pangasius yield downed

Aquaculture output in March 2015 is estimated at 368,000 MT, up 111.5% year on year, bringing the total aquaculture production of Q1/2015 to 510,000 MT, up 2.4% year on year.

182,000 MT of pangasius was harvested in the 3 initial months of 2015, down 10% year on year.  Shrimp production grew along with farming area. Shrimp yields increased significantly in main farming areas.

Pangasius production in some provinces

Province

Harvested (MT)

Year-on-year change (%)

Dong Thap

65,851

+14.3%

An Giang

44,104

+2.1%

Ben Tre

26,500

+8.5%

Vinh Long

21,975

-8.0%

Tien Giang

4,100

-50.0%

 

Shrimp production in some provinces

Province

Harvested (MT)

Year-on-year change (%)

Ca Mau

29,900

+6.9%

Bac Lieu

6,988

+10.0%

Ben Tre

1,500

+23.0%

 

Source:

Thu Trang