Vietnam’s seafood output was estimated to be nearly 762 thousand tons in November 2021, an increase of 3.2% over the same period last year. In which, shrimp output increased by 5.1 percent to more than 109,000 tons.
The output of fishery caught in November was estimated at more than 293 thousand tons, up 2.2% over the same period last year. In which, shrimp output was more than 13,000 tons and sea fishing was over 275 thousand tons, up 2.3% over the same period last year.
Aquaculture output was estimated to be approximately 469,000 tons, up 3.9% over the same period last year. In which, shrimp reached nearly 96 thousand tons, up 5.9%. The output of vannamei shrimp and common tiger prawn was estimated at more than 65,000 tons and 23,000 tons, respectively (up 7.8% and 1.7% over the same period last year).
The loosening social distancing restrictions facilitate the harvesting and consumption of vannamei shrimp in localities, enterprises gradually recover production and those who are in shrimp farming areas focus on the end-year harvest.