(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to statistics of Vietnam Customs, Vietnam's marine product exports continued to grow well in June 2021. In the first 6 months of 2021, marine products export value reached more than 1.6 billion USD, up by 15% over the same period in 2020.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) By the end of April 2021, Korea is the 5th largest seafood import market of Vietnam, with seafood import turnover from Vietnam reaching more than 227 million USD. In which, the export of marine products to this market accounted for 56%, reaching nearly 127 million USD, up 9% over the same period in 2020. In general, exports of commodity groups to Korea increased over the same period last 2020 (except for crabs and other crustaceans).

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) After growing in the first month of the year, Vietnam's cephalopod exports to Japan decreased continuously in February and March, so the total value of squid exports, Vietnam's octopus to this market in the first quarter of 2021 decreased by 17% compared to the same period in 2020, reaching more than 24 million USD. Japan is currently Vietnam's second largest single cephalopod export market, accounting for 21%.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In April 2021, Vietnam's export of marine products reached more than 303 million USD, up 19% over the same period in 2020. Accumulated in the first 4 months of this year, the export of marine products reached more than 1 billion USD, accounting for 42% of the country's total seafood export value and an increase of 13% over the same period in 2020.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) After increasing in January, Vietnam's cephalopod exports to South Korea in February 2021 decreased by 21% compared to the same period in 2020. In the first two months of 2021, Vietnam's cephalopod exports were 3% lower than the same period in 2020, reaching 27 million USD.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In February 2021, due to the Lunar New Year holiday, Vietnam's cephalopod exports decreased by over 20% compared to the same period in 2020, reaching over US $ 23 million. However, thanks to high growth in January, Vietnam's export of cephalopod in the first 2 months of the year still reached over 67 million USD, up 2% over the same period last year.

In 2020, the COVID-19 epidemic has reduced the export of some Vietnamese marine products such as frozen tuna and other sea fish, frozen squid and octopus, but brought opportunities for dried and canned and processed seafood because they are suitable for home consumption, have a long shelf life, and can be processed quickly or ready to eat. Therefore, exports of many items such as canned tuna still increased by 19%, dried fish up 22%, dried marine shrimp grew 112%, dried squid added 29%, crabs extended 49%, fish sauce lifted by 24% ... Therefore, the total marine exports remained at 3.2 billion USD, equivalent to 2019.

(seafood.vasep.com.vm) Japan is Vietnam's second largest market for cephalopod exports, accounting for 22%. After a decline in the first three quarters of the year, the export of cephalopod to this market recovered in the fourth quarter 2020, reaching nearly $33 million, up by 1.4% over the same period in 2019. Total cephalopod exports of Vietnam to Japan in 2020 reached 121 million USD, down 14% compared to 2019.

(vasep.com.vn) In October 2020, Vietnam's exports of cephalopod rose by nearly 16% to 58.6 million USD. In the first 10 months of this year, cephalopod exports reached US$454.9 million, down 5% over the same period in 2019. It is estimated that the exports of Vietnamese cephalopod in 2020 will reach about US$566 million, down about 2% compared to 2019.