Pushing up pangasius export to the U.S

Date: Mon 19/12/2011

( In recent years, catfish farming areas in the U.S kept being contracted because the U.S. farmers turned their back upon this species due to low profit caused by high feed price. Moreover, this year, the U.S was hit heavily by floods in a number of southern states where are the key farming areas like Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana.

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Pangasius at a crossroads

Date: Wed 14/12/2011

(SeafoodSource) As 2011 draws to a close, it seems as though pangasius is no longer the all-popular fish that it once was. Image problems and a substantial price increase are harming Vietnamese pangasius sales, especially in Europe, which is the major market.

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Letter: Pangasius crucial to U.S.-Vietnam trade

Date: Wed 30/11/2011

(SeafoodSource) The following is a letter to the editor submitted by John Connelly, president of the National Fisheries Institute in McLean, Va., and published by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. On his visit to Vietnam today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will work to open that country for U.S. exports. Mr. Vilsack's trip is prompted in part by the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations intended to ensure U.S. products get a fair shake on government regulation and oversight. But that fairness must start at haome.

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