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Each day TFO Canada publishes a sample of trade news on the Canadian import market along with any new, updated or changed regulations and legislations regarding international trade; countries in which TFO Canada offers services and on the export sectors which it promotes.


Vietnam trade ministry warns shrimp sector could lose market share over antibiotic issue

Friday, May 22, 2015 > 09:45:42

(Undercurrent News)

Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has warned that the Southeast Asian nation’s shrimp industry risks losing market share if a trend of antibiotic-related export rejections continues, the Xinhua News Agency reported.

In the first four months of this year, the United States, Japan and the European Union rejected 36 Vietnamese shrimp shipments with antibiotic levels exceeding what is permitted, Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade said Tuesday, the news outlet reported.

The lion’s share of refused rejections came from the United States, which turned back 25, the news outlet reported. Japan refused seven and the European Union refused four.

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