Pangasius exporters partner to improve public relations in the EU
Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 02:00 (GMT + 9)
Twenty leading Vietnamese pangasius exporters have decided to set a market development fund to cope with the public relation crisis in the European Union (EU), which has negatively affected Vietnam’s tra fish sales there this year.
The decision was announced at a conference on “Implementation of Decree No. 55/2017/ND-CP and solutions to sustainable development of the tra fish sector” held in Tien Giang Province, presided over by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), who pledged to contribute USD 200,000 to the fund.
VASEP deputy general secretary To Thi Tuong Lan reported that only USD 87,000 has since been transferred by nine enterprises.
Another attendee to the event, Vinh Hoan Corporation chairwoman Truong Thi Le Khanh said the EU’s standards for tra fish imports from Vietnam have been adopted by many EU countrie... FULL STORY