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(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first 9 months of 2017, Vietnam’s tuna exports totaled US$429.7 million, up 21.2%. Exports to most of major importing markets recorded the good growth such as the U.S, EU and Israel.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first 8 months of 2017, Vietnam’s tuna exports to France jumped up 94% over the same period last year (from US$915.4 thousand to US$1.77 million). From the 13th rank, France became the 11th biggest buyer of Vietnam tuna in the EU. Exports of frozen tuna (HS code 03) to the market increased sharply over 2016. This was a positive sign for Vietnamese enterprises who wish to expand their importing markets to the EU in 2017.

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP)’s target of 524 million USD in tuna exports for the year has been completed early as the figure already hit 541 million USD as of November.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In August 2017, Vietnam's tuna exports to the EU continued to grow well. The export value in the month was US$12 million, up 52% over the same period last year. The figure in the first 8 months of the year estimated at US$81 million, up 27% year on year.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) As of August 2017, Vietnam’s tuna exports valued at US$376 million, up 21% year on year. The export value to top 8 major importing markets witnessed the good growth over the same period of 2016, except for ASEAN.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) As the largest tuna buyer in the Middle East, Egypt annually imports about US$130 million of tuna products. In particular, imports of canned tuna accounted for 99% of the country's total tuna imports over the last 10 years. 100% of canned tuna products in Egypt are imported, which is due to the fact that the country does not have a processing plant. Most of processed canned tuna products into this country are for domestic consumption, with a few being exported to Sudan.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In recent months, Vietnam's tuna exports to markets continued to witness the good growth. According to the statistics from Vietnam Customs, Vietnam's tuna exports in the first 7 months of 2017 valued at US$328 million, an increase of 22% over the same period of 2016. Shipments to most major importing markets went up over the same period.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to the statistics Vietnam customs, Vietnam's tuna exports to the U.S fell slightly in April 2017, but then recovered. The figure in the first 6 months of 2017 amounted to US$108 million, up 16% year on year.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) The first half of 2017, Vietnam's tuna exports to Israel continued to grow at a high level. As a result, Israel currently ranked as the 3rd largest tuna buyer of Vietnam in the period, behind the U.S and the EU. Through June 2017, Vietnam’s tuna sales totaled US$22.7 million, up 167% over the same period in 2016.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first half of 2017, Vietnam’s tuna exports totaled US$271 million, up 21% over the same period last year. Exports to main importing markets as well as other countries almost increased from a year before. In particular, shipments of processed/canned tuna witnessed the remarkable increase of 33.7% year on year.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Though tuna exports to South Korea currently makes up 0.3% of Vietnam’s total tuna exports, the market continues being considered as the potential importing market of Vietnam tuna in the coming time, especially fresh and frozen tuna products.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In recent years, tuna has become increasingly popular in Russia. Imports of tuna products into Russia are on the rise. This country has been also increasing tuna imports from Vietnam in the last 5 years

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) As the largest tuna buyer in the Middle East, Egypt annually imports about US$130 million of tuna products. In particular, imports of canned tuna accounted for 99% of the country's total tuna imports over the last 10 years. 100% of canned tuna products in Egypt are imported, which is due to the fact that the country does not have a processing plant. Most of processed canned tuna products into this country are for domestic consumption, with a few being exported to Sudan.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Recently, Saudi Arabia increases imports of canned tuna. However, Saudi Arabia requires higher quality compared to other markets in the Middle East. The country stays as the second largest tuna importer in the region and is a potential importing market of some suppliers such as Thailand and Indonesia and Vietnam.

Australia and Vietnam will increase the level of cooperation between the two countries in an effort to combat illegal fishing in the Asia Pacific region.


SPECIALIST ON TUNA MARKET

Ms Van Ha

Email: vanha@vasep.com.vn

Tel: +84 24 37715055 (ext. 216)

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