Saigon Times, 26 June 2015. Binh Dinh approves hi-tech shrimp farming project, by Quoc Hung.

Below is an edited extract of the original article.

HCMC – The government of Binh Dinh Province has allowed Vietnam-Australia Seafood Company to develop a major shrimp farming and processing project using greenhouse technology on 300 hectares in Phu My District.

According to the provincial investment promotion center, the VND800 billion (US$36.7 million) project in My Thanh Commune will produce quality shrimp for export to Europe, the United States, Japan and other markets.

In addition, the company will sell shrimp to seafood processing enterprises in the province and other localities in Vietnam.

The investor is allowed to set up a shrimp farming area of 100 hectares in phase one of the project. Later, the province will allocate the remaining 200 hectares to the firm to expand production and construct a processing factory…

Apart from Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam-Australia Seafood Company has applied greenhouse technology to over 50 hectares under shrimp cultivation in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu.

 

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