Shrimp prices plunge in Mekong Delta

August 08, 2023

HCMC – The price of material shrimp in the Mekong Delta region has dropped to its lowest level this year, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. In Bac Lieu Province, the average price of frozen giant tiger prawn (size 20pcs per kg) fell by VND19,300 to VND187,000 per kg compared to June. Frozen giant tiger prawns with sizes 30pcs per kg and 40pcs per kg are now priced at VND150,000 and VND130,000, respectively. Similarly, frozen white shrimp has plummeted from VND1,400 to VND3,000 per kg for different sizes. Of this total, production of giant tiger prawn amounted to 147,700 tons, up 1.3%, while white leg shrimp accounted for 404,600 tons, up 5%.

The source of this news is from The Saigon Times