Can Tho’s aquatic exports witness twofold increase

16:25 | 13/11/2014

VGP – Mekong delta Can Tho City has exported more than 11,000 tons of aquatic products, mainly shrimp to such large markets as the EU, Japan, Australia, Singapore and the US, according to the city’s Department of Industry and Trade.

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Over the past 10 months of 2014, it earned US$500 million from exporting 55,000 tons of aquatic products, accounting for 51% of the total export turnover and representing a twofold increase compared to the same period last year. 

The city has provided a loan of VND8,000 billion for local businesses to purchase new materials and promote consumption in large markets.

It also cooperates with other provinces and facilitates enterprises’ further coordination in production and export with the aim of making an aquatic export value of US$600 million for the full year.

By Thuy Dung