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Viet Nam Shrimp Prices Continue to Soar

Crustaceans Economics +2 more

VIET NAM - During mid-November 2013, the price of black tiger shrimp sized 20 pieces per kilogram was VND290,000 per kilogram, up VND10,000/kg over the previous week in Ca Mau province.

Shrimp with size 30 pcs/kg was priced at VND230,000/kg (up VND5,000/kg) and VND205,000/kg for size of 40 pcs (up VND10,000/kg), VASEP reports.

The price of whiteleg shrimp was on the upward trend in all sizes.

The price of shrimp count 100 pcs/kg was up VND10,000 to VND125,000/kg.

VND142,000/kg was for size 90 pcs/kg (up VND9,000); VND159,000/kg for size 80 pcs (up VND15,000); VND165,000/kg for size 70 pcs (up VND11,000) and VND172,000/kg for size 60 pcs (up VND14,000).

In Long An province, during this time, the price of shrimp in all varieties has soared.

The price of whiteleg shrimp sized 60 - 70 pcs/kg increased by VND10,000 – 15,000 to VND150,000 – 165,000/kg.

Black tiger shrimp count 40 - 50 pcs/kg was priced at VND250,000 – 260,000/kg (up VND10,000 – 20,000).