According to the report of An Giang Department of Industry and Trade, seafood exports in first 9 months of 2013 An Giang province reached 127 thousand tons, equivalent to a turnover of $ 311 million, up 6.3% in value over the same period in 2012 . Compared with the year plan to reach 82.4% and 69.1% of turnover.
Catfish are increasingly more common in the U.S. market . Early in 2013 , prices rose sharply due to the impact of the increase in anti-dumping duty ( AD ) , but the acquisition of U.S. catfish breathe easier after fish prices fell slightly . However, although the price of fish imports increased 77 cents / kg , the U.S. market continues to seek further supplies from Vietnam .
First seven months of 2013, pangasius export value reached U.S. $ 985.09 million , down 0.6 % compared to the same period in 2012 . Vietnam catfish were present in 137 countries and territories , up from 130 in the same period last year . Of the eight major markets including Vietnam pangasius imports U.S. , EU , ASEAN , Brazil , Mexico , China and Hong Kong , Saudi Arabia , Colombia , accounting for 76.5 %, the EU and Saudi Arabia have reduced NK . 2 Price fish exports to major markets , the U.S. and EU tend to increase from April , due to increased demand.