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Labour shortage hinders development of offshore fishing in central region – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Fishermen at the Thọ Quang fish port in the central city of Đà Nẵng. — VNA/VNS Photo Quốc Dũng QUẢNG NGÃI — A shortage of labour has affected offshore fishing in many central coastal provinces, with many ship owners forced to hire inexperienced seamen. Thọ Quang fishing port located in Đà Nẵng’s Sơn Trà District is popular among ship owners in the central provinces because it covers more than 60ha and has convenient trading links. In recent months, however, the wharves have often been deserted as vessels…

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Deputy PM urged ministries and localities to fight against IUU fishing – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

HÀ NỘI — Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng wants answers to stop illegal fishing in Việt Nam’s waters. Dũng has called on ministries and sectors to give practical solutions to the management and investment of material and human resources to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. It is hoped that by acting quickly, the European Commission’s yellow card warning hanging over the industry will be removed. Speaking at the first meeting the National Steering Committee on IUU in Hà Nội on Friday, Dũng said if exploitation problems could…

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Shares recover on bottom fishing – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Investors watch stock movements at the Bảo Việt Securities Co. VNS Photo Trương Vị HÀ NỘI Vietnamese shares recovered yesterday from Monday’s sharp fall which sent stocks down to attractive prices, thus triggering investors to buy in. The benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange was up 0.50 per cent to close at 951.16 points. The VN-Index lost 1.40 per cent on Monday. More than 162.3 million shares were traded on the southern bourse, worth VNĐ3.4 trillion (US$143 million). Some large-caps stocks inched up thanks to bottom purchasing…

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Pangasius firms fishing for markets – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HCM CITY — The Việt Nam Pangasius Association will this year focus on improving broodstock quality and expanding export markets, its chairman has said. Speaking at a seminar on “Product quality –  foundation for sustainable development of the pangasius industry” in Cần Thơ last week, chairman Dương Nghĩa Quốc said the association would continue to boost production, develop consumer markets, promote sustainable growth, and actively integrate into the world market. It would strictly enforce the regulations on fishing and traceability of seafood products and…

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Bottom fishing lessens market fall – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Bottom purchase demand increased towards the end of Thursday’s trading session while selling pressure lessened, helping narrow the market’s downward trend significantly. The VN-Index on the HCM Stock Exchange declined 1.36 per cent to 910.17 points by the end of the afternoon’s trade, marking a six-day fall of 6.3 per cent. The benchmark index lost 2.45 per cent to 900.11 points by the end of morning trading.  On the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index lost 0.61 per cent to…

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