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Jan-Apr 2017: Vietnam cephalopod sales to US hit US$1.6 million
August 10, 2017, 01:53 PM
(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Vietnam currently stayed as the 13th largest supplier of cephalopod to the U.S. In the first four months of 2017, Vietnam's cephalopod exports to the market hit US$1.6 million, up 0.5%, but the export volume touched 174 MT, down 22 % year on year.

Vietnam’s cephalopod had to compete strongly with the same item from China, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. The average price of Vietnam’s cephalopod quoted at US$7.99/kg.

CEPHALOPOD IMPORTS INTO THE U.S

Suppliers

Volume (MT)

Value (thousand US$)

Jan-Apr 2016

Jan-Apr 2017

Variation (%)

Jan-Apr 2016

Jan-Apr 2017

Variation (%)

China

12,437,676

6,353,093

-48.9

52,292

32,273

-38.3

Spain

2,566,017

2,817,007

9.8

16,568

21,427

29.3

Taiwan

2,927,273

1,453,502

-50.3

7,377

6,019

-18.4

India

1,708,047

994,364

-41.8

7,583

5,442

-28.2

Argentina

436,782

638,852

46.3

860

1,285

49.4

Peru

789,214

601,885

-23.7

2,683

2,175

-18.9

Thailand

1,581,604

565,908

-64.2

8,479

4,906

-42.1

Indonesia

1,037,943

484,767

-53.3

5,140

2,898

-43.6

Korea

1,830,808

419,054

-77.1

5,498

2,678

-51.3

Philippines

843,012

379,157

-55.0

3,182

1,632

-48.7

Others

1,682,727

1,267,460

-25

11,156

10,362

-7.1

Total

27,841,103

15,975,049

-42.6

120,818

91,097

-24.6

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