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Brazil stops importing Vietnamese tilapia

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Published Feb 24, 2024

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Brazil has suspended the import of tilapia from Việt Nam due to concerns over the TiLV virus. The National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIQPM) has advised seafood processors to cease exporting tilapia to Brazil from February 14. This comes after a 42% decrease in Việt Nam's tilapia exports, valued at over $6 million in 2021. The EU and the US remain the largest markets for Việt Nam's tilapia.
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The National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIQPM) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has just issued a document announcing that Brazil will stop importing tilapia from Việt Nam. Specifically, NAFIQPM received an official letter from the Department of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) on stopping the import of tilapia from Việt Nam from February 14 this year until there is a conclusion on reviewing the risk of disease caused by TiLV virus. The NAFIQPM has recommended that seafood processing facilities on the list of exporters to Brazil stop exporting tilapia to the Brazilian market starting from February 14. At the same time, seafood processing facilities on the list of exporters to Brazil need to proactively update, research and organise the proper implementation of regulations in the process of producing and processing seafood and exported aquatic products to Brazilian market. Data of the Việt Nam Association of ...
Source: WTOCenter
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