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The market price for Vietnamese pangasius on the European market may be relatively stable for now, but sources note rising ex-farm prices and a lack of quality fingerlings for stocking mean the short and long-term future is unclear.

Vietnam pangasius prices rising as fingerling issues persist

The market price for Vietnamese pangasius on the European market may be relatively stable for now, but sources note rising ex-farm prices and a lack of quality fingerlings for stocking mean the short and long-term future is unclear. Early in September prices are around…


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The United States Department of Agriculture is prepared to further cement the ability of US importers to obtain pangasius from Vietnam.  

Vietnamese pangasius to clear biggest hurdle on way to solidifying US import status

The United States Department of Agriculture is prepared to further cement the ability of US importers to obtain pangasius from Vietnam .   The department 's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday, in its Constituents Update, that it has completed…


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The Lobster Council of Canada is investigating whether exporters are sending US live lobster to China labeled as Canadian lobster, in order to avoid China’s 25% tariffs, Undercurrent News can reveal.

Concerns mount US lobster being shipped to China via Canada to avoid 25% tariffs

The Lobster Council of Canada is investigating whether exporters are sending US live lobster to China labeled as Canadian lobster, in order to avoid China’s 25% tariffs, Undercurrent News can reveal. Geoff Irvine, executive director of the council, told Undercurrent so…


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The US has edged back in front of China as the largest market for exported Vietnamese pangasius, data from the country's Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) shows.

US edges back above China as top Vietnam pangasius market

The US has edged back in front of China as the largest market for exported Vietnamese pangasius, data from the country's Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) shows. From January to mid-August 2018 Vietnam exported nearly $1.3 billion worth of pangasius,…


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Despite a big surge from India, the US saw yet another decline in overall shrimp imports in July, reveal the latest data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration..

Despite India climb, July was another down month for US shrimp imports

Despite a big surge from India, the US saw yet another decline in overall shrimp imports in July, reveal the latest data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The US imported 55,952 metric tons of shrimp in July 2018, 8.3% less than the 61,021t imported…


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