Bivalve molluscs exports to the EU will continue to increase

( The EU is the largest import market for Vietnam's bivalve molluscs, accounting for 62% of Vietnam's total export value of this item to markets. As of November 15, 2021, Vietnam's bivalve mollusk exports to the EU reached $73.7 million, up 38.5% over the same period last year. Italy, Spain and Portugal are the three largest single import markets for Vietnamese bivalve molluscs in the EU.

Bivalve molluscs exports to the EU will continue to increase

Exports to Italy (the largest single market in the bloc, accounting for 30% of Vietnam's total bivalve mollusc exports to the EU), reached over $22 million, up 49%. Followed by the Spanish market with an export value of USD 21.3 million, up 42% and exports to Portugal reaching USD 17.5 million, up 37% over the same period last year. The main products exported to these 3 markets are white clams and frozen steamed brown clams. The average export price to Italy ranges from 2.35 to 2.69 USD/kg, while the average export price to Spain and Portugal ranges from 1.7 to 2 USD/kg.

France ranks 6th in terms of importing Vietnam's bivalve molluscs in the EU, however, importing bivalve molluscs into France from Vietnam as of November 15, 2021 recorded the best growth rate of 191%.

Italy imports the most bivalve molluscs from Vietnam in the EU. The major bivalve mollusc products exported to Italy include frozen whole brown clams, frozen boiled brown clams, frozen boiled white clams, frozen steamed silk clams, and frozen processed clam meat. .. Some companies exporting clams to the EU include Lenger Vietnam Seafood Co., Ltd., Thanh Hoa Seafood Import-Export Joint Stock Company, Minh Dang Co., Ltd., Thai Binh Clam Co., Ltd., and Viet Long Kien Giang Co., Ltd., Ben Tre Seafood Joint Stock Company...

Chile, the Netherlands, and France are the three largest suppliers of bivalve molluscs to the EU. Vietnam is the 7th largest source of this item for the EU.

As a convenient and easy-to-use product during the epidemic season of having to stay at home a lot, the demand for canned bivalve mollusk products in the EU retail segment also increased sharply amid the re-emergence of the Covid-19 epidemic. . Demand for importing these products from the EU is still very high in the coming time.

In November of this year, the first container of canned clam meat was exported to Europe by Lenger Vietnam Seafood Co., Ltd. This is a good sign that we have controlled the farming area, source of raw materials, modern production and processing processes to ensure quality to meet the strict standards of the markets.

After this first container, Lenger Vietnam Seafood Co., Ltd continued to perfect the production line, actively looking for potential customers for this canned clam meat product in the following countries: Japan, Korea, and the United States. Russian state…

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