Support for fish farmers suffer from disaster and epidemic
In November 8th 2012, the Prime Minister signed to issue the Decision No. 49/2012/QĐ-TTg amending and supplementing the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 142/2009/QĐ-TTg on supportive policy for fish farmers in the regions affected by natural disaster and epidemic to recover their production.
VASEP's five measures to save pangasius industry
Vietnam export of pangasius products is struggling with many difficulties in the global market, especially in the EU. To keep business, fish farmers and processing companies have to reduce their farming areas or limit fish stocking.
Administrative procedures hinder enterprises' development
In July 20th 2012, Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS), Vietnam Leather & Footwear Association (LEFASO) in co-ordination with Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), General Department of Viet Nam Customs held a conference on building harmonized labor relations and simplifying administrative procedures in import and export activities.