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In 2022, clam exports can bring in over 100 million USD
08:24 11/28/2022

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first 8 months of 2022, Vietnam squid and octopus exports reached $489 million, up 36% over the same period in 2021. In which, squid exports accounted for 56.4%, reaching $276 million, up 47%; octopus exports accounted for 43.6%, reaching $213 million, up 24%.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Despite the decrease in import demand in August compared to previous months due to high inflation, especially main markets such as the US, EU, Japan, the Ca Mau seafood export turnover still achieved positive results, bringing approximately 1 billion USD.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) On August 24, the Vietnam International Seafood Expo - Vietfish 2022 organized by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers - VASEP opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) - 799 Nguyen Van Linh, District 7 (HCMC).

The annual Vietfish Seafood Expo hosted by VASEP is going to take place from August 24th -26th, 2022 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) – 799 Nguyen Van Linh street, District 7, HCM City!

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In Q2/2022, Vietnam's exports of fish cakes and surimi decreased continuously in the first 2 months of the quarter. Export value of fish cakes and surimi of Vietnam in Q2/2022 decreased by 3%, reaching 107 million USD.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In June 2022, Vietnam's total exports of marine products reached over 377 million USD, rising 32% to the same period in 2021. In the first 6 months of 2022, Vietnam's exports of marine products reached more than 2 billion USD, up 26% over the same period last year. Currently, marine products exports account for 35% of the country's total seafood export value.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to Directorate of Fisheries, Vietnam fisheries production in the first 6 months of the year was estimated at 4,196.8 thousand tons, increased by 2.5% over the same period last year (in the second quarter of 2022, it reached 2,333.3 thousand tons, up 2.9%), including: Fish reached 3,044.4 thousand tons, up 1.7%; shrimp reached 520 thousand tons, up 9.4%; other marine products reached 632.4 thousand tons, up 1.2%.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In May 2022, total export value of Vietnamese marine products reached nearly 358 million USD, increased by 22% year-on-year. In the first five months, Vietnam’s total marine product exports reached nearly 1,7 billion USD. Up to now, marine products exports accounts for 35% of the total seafood export value of the country.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In April 2022, the total export of Vietnam's marine products reached nearly USD 377 million, up 24% over the same period in 2021. In the first 4 months of 2022, exports of these products reached over USD 1.3 billion, up 26% over the same period last year. Currently, marine product exports account for 35% of the country's total seafood export value.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Following the growth in the fourth quarter of 2021, Vietnam's crab exports continued to grow well in the first quarter of 2022. The value of crab exports in this quarter reached nearly USD 52 million, up 62% over the same period in 2021. This is the highest level in the past 5 years, doubling compared to the same period in 2019, the time before the Covid-19 pandemic.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In QI/2022, clams remained the main product of mollusk shells, accounting for 66% with nearly 21 million USD, up 36% over the same period in 2021.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to the data of Vietnam Customs, Vietnam's cephalopod exports in QI/2022 reached over 156 million USD, up 35% over the same period last year.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In March 2022, the total exports of Vietnam's caught marine products reached over 355 million USD, up 17% over the same period in 2021. In the first 3 months of 2022, exports of these products reached over 920 million USD, up 26% over the same period last year. Currently, exports of marine products account for 36% of the country's total seafood export value.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In 2021, Vietnam’s mollusk shells are the only products that were not impacted by the Covid epidemic. The reason is that the majority of raw material production areas are located in the northern provinces - areas less affected by the Covid epidemic. Furthermore, the foreign demand for mollusk shells (mainly clams) is still significant in major markets such as Italy, Portugal, Spain, and the US.


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