End of 2013, agricultural activities Soc Trang achieve high growth rates . According to PSO , the estimated production value of agriculture, forestry and fisheries in 2013 in Soc Trang province increased 12.76 % from 2012, in which agriculture rose more than 3 % and fishery by more than 26.9 % and forestry increased by 3.7 % .
Despite unfavorable weather , maintaining rice yields over 2.2 million tons / year . Regional specialties spread lua 69,000 ha , accounting for more than 18.5 % cultivated area . Especially difficult to overcome the disease after 2 years of 2011-2012, shrimp farming is satisfactory recovery .
Brackish water shrimp farming area of 46 028 ha , of which 15 717 ha damaged , less than 31 % over the same period , but crop yields reached 136.2 % 76 474 new band plan, up 89.1 % compared with 2012.