Vietnam seafood exports in 2021

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Vietnam's seafood exports to the EU market in 2021 recorded a figure of over 1 billion USD, up 12%. Exports to most EU member countries increased. In which, the top 5 markets include the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Italy and France, accounting for 72%. Exports of all major products to the EU grew positively, except pangasius. In which, clam exports grew the most, up 42% and became the 4th largest seafood species in terms of export value to the EU.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In 2021, Vietnam exported seafood to nearly 170 markets. Only a few markets saw a decrease in seafood imports from Vietnam such as Japan, which decreased by nearly 7%, and China by 18%. Exports to other markets all grew positively such as the US increased by 27%, to the EU increased by 12%, South Korea increased by 5%, Australia increased by 16%, Russia increased by 21%. Exports to many other markets had a breakthrough growth such as Mexico up 49%, the Philippines up 66%, Israel up 41%, Brazil up 47%, Colombia up 73%...

In 2021, Vietnam's seafood exports overcome the pandemic and bring in $8.9 billion. Seafood exports to the US market reached a record of 2 billion USD. Seafood exports to China fell to the lowest level in 5 years. The average price of seafood exports to major markets increased by 10-30% on average...

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In 2021, Ca Mau province leads the country in seafood export turnover, with over 1 billion USD, accounting for more than 11% of the country's seafood export. Following is Soc Trang province with 986 million USD, accounting for nearly 11%. Ranked 3rd with a turnover of 922 million USD, Ho Chi Minh City accounts for 10% of seafood turnover of the country.

(vasep.com.vn) According to Customs statistics, by mid-November 2021, Vietnam's seafood exports reached US$7.52 billion, up 3.2% over the same period last year. Seafood exports in the first half of November 2021 recovered with a growth rate of 24%, it is estimated that in November, exports will reach about 875 million USD, up 18%. Accordingly, by the end of November 2021, seafood export is estimated at nearly 8 billion USD, up 3.7% over the same period in 2020.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first 9 months of the year, seafood exports still maintained a growth rate of 2.8%, reaching nearly USD 6.2 billion. To what extent will seafood exports recover in the fourth quarter? Export turnover by the end of 2021 will reach the target higher than 2020? Please get VASEP s Report on Vietnam Seafood Exports which will be issued on November 10th 2021 to get full picture of Vietnam seafood exports in firts 9 months of 2021 and forecast on last 3 months of the year.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Vietnam’s seafood exports continued falling 23 percent in September, following a significant decline of 36 percent in August. In first 9 months of 2021, the export of seafood from Vietnam hit 6.2 billion USD, up 3 percent year-on-year.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In August 2021, Vietnam's sea product exports reached 224.8 million USD, down 22% compared to July 2021 and down 24% compared to August 2020. In the first eight months of the year, marine product exports reached $2.1 billion, accounting for 38% of the country's total seafood export value and up 7% over the same period in 2020.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) The 4th Covid wave broke out strongly in Ho Chi Minh City and 18 provinces and cities - key seafood processing and export areas of Vietnam, causing a sharp drop in export turnover to many major markets in August 2021. However, in this dark picture at this stressful Covid period, there are still small bright spots in some niche markets such as Mexico and many others.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Accumulated in the first 8 months of 2021, Vietnam's seafood exports reached nearly $5.6 billion, still increasing by about 7% thanks to high export results in the first 7 months of the year. In which, shrimp exports increased by 6.4% to 2.45 billion USD, pangasius exports reached 993 million USD, up 8.8%, tuna exports grew 12%, cephalopod and other fish exports increased by 4-5 %.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) After more than a month of operation in the context of social distancing, seafood export results in August decreased by 27% compared to the same period last year, reaching about 588 million USD.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) By the end of July 2021, Soc Trang province is leading in seafood export with US$570 million, accounting for 11.3% of Vietnam's total turnover. In which, shrimp exports accounted for 94% with 535 million USD, the rest were fish cakes, surimi, squid, octopus and other mollusks.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to customs statistics, by the end of July 2021, Vietnam's seafood exports reached nearly 5 billion USD, up 13% over the same period last year. Particularly in July 2021, seafood export turnover increased by 7.5% to nearly 854 million USD, of which exports to the US and EU markets increased sharply, to CPTPP countries and South Korea increased slightly, only to China fell deeply by 20%. In the first 7 months of the year, exports to the US still maintained the highest growth rate of 36%, to the EU increased by 19%, the CPTPP increased by 10%, while exports to China decreased by over 10%.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first half of 2021, Vietnam's seafood production and export continued to be affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, which was still tense in many countries around the world and had a strong outbreak in the country. However, in the midst of difficulties, seafood enterprises have made efforts and flexibility to stabilize production, maintain supply, and take advantage of opportunities of markets to boost their sales abroad.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first 6 months of this year, Vietnam's seafood exports to the US reached US$901 million, up 39% over the same period last year, of which exports of aquaculture products accounted 68% to reach 612 million USD, up 42%; Export of marine products took for for 32%, reaching 289 million USD, up 32%.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In June 2021, Vietnam's pangasius export value reached nearly 142.6 million USD, up 28.1%. By the end of June 2021, the total export value of pangasius reached 780.9 million USD, up 17% over the same period last year. This positive result brings optimism to Vietnamese pangasius exporters.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to Vietnam Customs statistics, in the first 6 months of this year, Vietnam's seafood exports to the EU market grew 20% to over US$486 million, of which, exports of marine products soared 24% reached 154 million USD (accounting for 32%), aquaculture exports increased by 18% to 333 million USD (taking 68%).

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) After increasing 22% to 749 million USD in April 2021, Vietnam's seafood export continued to recover with a more optimistic increase in May, up 24% to nearly 790 million USD. . Accordingly, the cumulative export results in the first 5 months of the year were also better, up 14% to reach USD 3.27 billion.

(vasep.com.vn) By the end of April 2021, Vietnam seafood exports were estimated at over $2.5 billion, up by 13% over the same period last year. In 2020 and the first 2 months of 2021, due to the impact of Covid, the supply chain is disrupted, especially in the logistics segment, Vietnam's seafood exports have declined or slowed down at times. From March 2021, Vietnam's seafood export started to recover markedly with a growth of 17% over the same period. In April, exports broke out more strongly with a growth of nearly 30% to nearly 800 million USD.