South Korea tightens shrimp import procedures

23.06.2017

From April 1, 2018, there will be a big change that affects Vietnamese shrimp exports to South Korea. Frozen shrimp should have import certificates while testing of seafood samples should be undertaken before exports leave Vietnam. 

Vietnamese shrimp exporters therefore, will have to pay for the costly process, according to Tran Van Pham, General Director of Stapimex, a Vietnamese shrimp exporting company. To deal with the costs, he added, companies would have to lower the price of seafood material, which will affect farmers and the whole sector.


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