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(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to statistics from the International Trade Center (ITC), South Korea's tuna imports increased from 7,645 MT to 16,134 MT in recent years.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In July 2018, Vietnam's tuna exports to the EU continues to grow positively. The tuna export value of Vietnam to the EU in July 2018 reached US$12.6 million; the figure in the first seven months of this year amounted to US$83.7 million, up 22% over the same period last year. This was a good signal in the context of yellow card warning against Vietnamese seafood.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) As the largest tuna importer in the Middle East, Egypt annually imports about US$130 million of tuna products of all kinds. Currently, Egypt was also Vietnam's second largest tuna importing market in the Middle East. Vietnam's tuna exports to Egypt in the first seven months of 2018 showed the impressive growth of 244% over the same period of 2017.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Vietnam's tuna exports to Russia in the first seven months of this year rose by 57% to see nearly US$8 million. The figure experienced the continuous growth from the beginning of 2018. And currently Russia was put in the top 10 largest importing markets of Vietnamese tuna.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first seven months of 2018, Vietnam’s tuna exports valued at US$356 million, up 10% over the same period in 2017. Exports to major markets continued to get the good growth such as the EU (+22%); Israel (+62%); ASEAN (+23%) and Japan (+21%). Meanwhile, sales to some markets were down such as the U.S (-8%), Mexico (-34%) and China (-55%).

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) This year although Japan's seafood imports have improved thanks to economic recovery and increased incomes, this trend has not been seen in the tuna trade. Japan's tuna imports are on the downward trend. However, Vietnam's tuna exports to Japan have been increasing steadily for months.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Vietnam’s tuna exports rebounded after the 3 months of slow growth. Sales of fresh/live/frozen and processed tuna all increased over the same period last year.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Since the beginning of the year, Vietnam's tuna exports to the Netherlands has continued to grow steadily. Notably, sales of fresh/live/frozen tuna increased by nearly 131% over the same period, which put the market to be the second largest importer of Vietnam in the EU.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In 2018, while Vietnam’s tuna exports to EU countries were unstable, exports to Portugal experienced the impressive growth. Currently, Portugal was put in top 10 single largest markets for Vietnamese tuna.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In April 2018, Vietnam's tuna exports to some major markets decreased. However, thanks to the good growth in exports to other large markets, total exports of Vietnamese tuna increased over the same period in 2017.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Vietnam’s seafood exports to the EU forecasted to drop owing to the impact of the yellow card. However, by the end of March 2018, Vietnam's tuna exports to the EU increased by 25% over the same period in 2017, reaching US$34.5 million.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first three months of 2018, Vietnam’s tuna exports totaled US$137 million, up 13% over the same period in 2017. Exports to most of major markets recorded the good growth from the same period last year.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first three months of 2018, Chile emerged as the potential tuna importing market of Vietnam. Vietnam's tuna exports to this market in this period reached nearly US$2.9 million, an increase of 125% over the same period in 2017.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the first two months of 2018, Vietnam’s tuna exports to Canada decreased while those to Chile sharply increased by 191% over the same period last year.


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