According to the General Statistics Office, in February 2021, the output of aquatic products was estimated at 573.8 thousand tons, an increase of 0.5% over the same period last year.
The first 2 months of 2021, the output of aquatic products was estimated at 1,141.4 thousand tons, up 1.5% over the same period last year. In which, aquaculture output reached 600.5 thousand tons, up 2.5%; catches reached 540.9 thousand tons, up 0.5% (sea fishing output reached 512.7 thousand tons, up 0.5%).
Agricultural and fishery production maintained growth momentum in February thanks to relatively favorable weather conditions and good development of husbandry. Fishery production is developing stably, shrimp prices are at a high level due to the demand of the processing industry; Marine exploitation is restarted after the Tet holiday.