Vietnam maintains as a leading exporter of processed clams to Italy

(vasep.com.vn) To Vietnam, Italy is the second biggest market for bivalve mollusk in the EU. According to Vietnam General Customs, through October, bivalve mollusk exports to Italy reached US$ 10.8 million, up 4% from the same period last year. All clam products that Vietnam exported to Italy are processed (HS 160 556).

The market imported of live fresh clams from 9 countries and frozen oysters from 13 countries worldwide. Processed clams were sourced from 7 countries. Vietnam is the second biggest source of processed clam, after Turkey.

Italian spent US$ 13.087 million on processed clams. Imports from Vietnam were worth US$ 5.504 million, equivalent to 42% of total imports.

As processed clams from Vietnam brings customers better values than frozen or fresh ones, it is going to be a product that is worth buying.

 


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