(Seafoods Vietnam) – The Association of Seafood Exporters and Vietnam, the first quarter / 2016 shrimp export value reached 619.2 million USD in Vietnam, up 7.9% compared to the same period of 2015. In 1st quarter 2016,  Viet Nam exports shrimp reached 619.2 million USD – Photo: Le Hoang Vu The increase is due to the world shrimp prices tend to move up because the currency markets less volatile. Domestic prices of raw shrimp was also higher than the same period last year. The demand from major markets increased, the supply of raw materials from the major producing countries such as India, Thailand, Ecuador fell due to disease and bad weather are also advantages for the manufacturer and exporter of Vietnam shrimp . In the second quarter, according to the consortium’s expected, shrimp export value reached 788 million, up 10% over the same period last year. Forecasting the 2016 shrimp