HCM City’s ornamental fish exports near US$18 mil in 10 months

 Illustrative photo (Photo: cacanh.vn)HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City earned 7 million USD from shipping 7.4 million ornamental fish abroad by mid-June, up 13 percent in quantity and 32 percent in revenue from the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.Key markets of Vietnamese pet fish include the US and some countries in the Europe and Asia.Last year, the city exported 12 million ornamental fish and gained revenue of 11 million USD, doubling the 2010’s figures.The exports were mainly neon fish, molly fish, sailfin molly, seven-coloured fish, Siamese fighting fish and…… [read more]

Ho Chi Minh City has defined ornamental fish as a spearhead in restructuring crop and livestock production from now until 2020 and toward 2025 because this variety creates higher values in the same area unit and is suitable in urban agriculture.   Development advantage Ho Chi Minh City is now home to hundreds of ornamental fish shops scattered in all districts. Expectedly, the ornamental fish husbandry will thrive when living standards of local people are getting higher. The city’s ornamental fish export revenues account for 50 per cent of the country’s total export earnings. The Vietnamese ornamental fish have been exported…… [read more]

Illustrative photo (Photo: cafef.vn) HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City expects to earn up to 50 million USD from exporting 40-50 million ornamental fish each year, according to the city’s ornamental fish development programme from 2016-2020.Last year, the city exported 13 million pet fish and gained revenue of 12 million USD, doubling 2010’s figure. The exports were mainly neon fish, molly fish, sailfin molly, seven-coloured fish, Siamese fighting fish and dicus. They were shipped to 47 countries worldwide with Europe accounting for 60-70 percent of the market share.The city has 10 firms and fish breeding farms involved in exporting.…… [read more]

Last year, the city exported 13 million pet fish and gained revenue of US$12 million, doubling 2010’s figure. The exports were mainly neon fish, molly fish, sailfin molly, seven-coloured fish, Siamese fighting fish and dicus. They were shipped to 47 countries worldwide with Europe accounting for 60-70% of the market share.The city has 10 firms and fish breeding farms involved in exporting. Although growth has seen in the city’s ornamental fish exports, production scale is still small and cannot fill large orders. In comparison with regional rivals like Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia, Vietnam’s ornamental fish exports are still weak.Under the programme to…… [read more]

Ornamental fish in tanks (Source: VNA)HCM City (VNA) - HCMCity earned more than 11.5 million USD from exporting 9.3 million ornamentalfish in the first half of the year, a rise of 25 percent in volume and a surgeof 52 percent in value over the same period, according to the municipalDepartment of Agriculture and Rural Development.The key markets include Europe (55 percent of the exports) and Asia (31 percent),followed by the US, Africa and the Middle East.The surge in revenue was largely due to higher prices for pet fish exported toEurope and Asia, according to the department.Dia fish (red discus fish) had one…… [read more]

Major export markets included the US and a number of European and Asian countries.Last year, the city earned US$11 million from selling 12 million ornamental fishes, up 12% in value and 9.9% in volume.DARD said average ornamental fish export volume grew 8.6% in the 2011-2015 period while export revenue was up by 6.6%.Since early this year, the city also exported 4,307 live crocodiles, and 2,202 pieces of crocodile leather…. [read more]

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development said Ho Chi Minh City exported more than 7 million fish in the first nine months of 2013, up 3.5 percent year on year. Total fish population in the city now has reached more than 63 million heads, an increase of 14.5 percent over the same period of 2012. The strong rise in ornamental fish export is attributed to more effective trade promotion performed by enterprises. The United States and Canada are two major markets for Vietnam’s ornamental fish. Viet Dong… [read more]

The city’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development said the output of ornamental fish increases annually by nearly 50 percent and the number of fisheries has doubled to 292 since 1993.Enterprises in the city export 60 species of ornamental fish raised in a total area of 88ha. Most of them are freshwater fish such as discus, guppy and beta fighter.Europe remains the city’s largest importer, accounting for more than 65 percent of its total export revenue, followed by the US and Japan.Export revenue in 2010 and 2020 is expected to be US$12-15 million and US$70-100 million respectively…. [read more]

Ornamental fish culture has experienced rapid growth in Ho Chi Minh City in recent years with more than 500 households rearing ornamental fish, concentrated in Districts 7, 8, Binh Chanh, Hoc Mon and Cu Chi. The city at present has 120 ornamental fish shops scattered on designated ornamental fish streets.To solve the problem, concerned agencies will join efforts with the Ornamental Fish Association and the Ha Quang Agriculture and Aquaculture Co-operative to build a 20-ha centre for breed multiplication in Cu Chi district…. [read more]

Ornamental fish production rise 13 per cent in quantity and 32 per cent in revenue over the same period last year — File PhotoOrnamental fish production went up 13 per cent in quantity and 32 per cent in revenue from the same period last year, which has its key markets mainly in the United States, Europe and Asia. The exports were mainly neon fish, molly fish, sailfin molly, and seven-coloured fish, in addition to Siamese fighting fish and dicus, which were shipped to 47 countries worldwide, of which Europe accounted for a market share of between 60 per cent and…… [read more]




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