Shrimp price go up in Vietnam.

Black Tiger grade 1 is currently around 245,000 dong/kg, scampi 210,000-220,000 dong/kg, Vannamei 140,000 dong/kg and lobster grade 1 approximately 1,700,000 dong/kg. Until 23 September, Black Tiger and scampi price continuously significantly increases.
Black Tiger grade 1, size 20 pcs/kg, is 245,000 dong/kg in Cà Mau, size 30 pcs/kg in Tiền Giang 192,000 dong/kg, in Sóc Trăng 240,000 dong/kg, size 50 pcs/kg 142,000 dong/kg. The average increasing level is from 2,000 -12,000 dong/kg in compared with last week prices.
Scampi grade 1 in Dong Thap, Soc Trang and An Giang is 210,000-220,000 dongf/kg, particularly in My Tu district of Soc Trang province the price is 250,000 dong/kg, aprocimately 10,000 dong/kg higher than last week.
Vannamei in Ca Mau, size 40pcs/kg, is 140,000 dong/kg at ponds, the smaller sizes are from 90,000– 120,000 dong/kg.
Lobster in Phu Yen is 100,000 dong/kg higher than last week, grade 1, 1.7kg/pcs, is 1,690,000 dong/kg, size above 0.7kg/pcs – below 1kg/pcs 1,590,000 dong/kg and the smaller size approximately 1,600,000 dong/kg.
Shrimp prices go up due to the high export demand of factories. Although the price is increasing but the supply source is still sufficient, no scarcity.

Source: TTVN

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