Pangasius is among the key strategic products of Viet Nam as indicated in the plan of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Mr. Nguyen Huu Dung, Standing Vice Chairman of Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) confirmed this fact and said that this position would be stable in the coming years. According to many scientists, Viet Nam is able to increase its Pangasius farming area along Tien and Hau rivers by two-fold or three-fold. However, the country should effectively manages the waste water treatment in the Pangasius farming areas.
Pangasius is among the key strategic products of Viet Nam as indicated in the plan of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. It is projected that by 2020, the Pangasius farming area will be around 13,000ha (increasing two-fold from the current area), creating an output of approximately 2 million MT and export value of more than US$2 billion.
Source: Vietnam Seafood Trade Magazines