Pangasius shipments to US continue stable after recovering in Q2
Pangasius fillets for export. (Photo: CL-FISH)
(VIET NAM, 8/18/2017)
Vietnamese pangasius exports to the United States declined in the first quarter due to a shortage of raw materials, but recovered in the second quarter with an 8.4 per cent increase thanks to rising demand, as announced by Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
VASEP also informed that pangasius shipments to the American market have no changed since August 2, when all batches of products of Siluriformes fish that are to be shipped to the United States will have to undergo food safety tests.
Concerned about the catfish inspection program, VASEP General Secretary Truong Dinh Hoe pointed out that, while the equivalence process is not yet finished, during the 18-month transitional period, both sides have worked out cooperative approaches to common issues in question and the (More Info)
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