( Data from General Customs revealed that Vietnam tuna exports from January to February 2015 reached US$ 63.2 million, down 13.5% year on year.

( Through 15th February 2015, as the demand for frozen tuna loins for process in EU grew high, Vietnam's tuna exports to this market reached US$ 15.7 million, up 11.8% year on year.

( The year 2015 is predicted to be a good year for tuna exports with benefits from free trade agreements.

( main activity is “Dolphin Safe” media program including “Dolphin safe” stickers posting on tuna fishing vessels, fishing ports, trading desks in 7 key tuna fishing provinces.

( During the last 3 years, Thailand tuna exports have been decreasing. The total value of Thai tuna exports fell from US$ 2.76 billion in 2012 to US$ 2.4 billion in 2014.

( Kato Office (Japan) and Binh Dinh Fishery Joint Stock Company (BIDIFISCO) coordinated to inspect and select tuna for export to Japan.

( On 29 December 2014, Phu Yen People’s Committee announced their plan to construct a port and auction for tuna. The location is expected to be Area 6, Phu Dong in Tuy Hoa City.

( According to Khanh Hoa Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, in 2014, tuna production increased by 37% comparing to 2013. However, export value of processed tuna decreased by 35%.

( Yanmar company- subsidiary of Yanmar Group (Japan) has worked with Khanh Hoa provincial leaders to explore investment opportunities vessel construction.

( Under the plan from Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, total tuna output in 2016 in 3 Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen and Binh Dinh will be 69,000 MT, including 19,000 MT of yellowfin and bigeye tuna and 50,000 MT of skipjack.

( It is not the season for tuna catching but vessels are successful thanks to favorable weather.

( Binh Dinh provincial leaders worked with Hokugan (Japanese company) to discuss on cannery project.

( Binh Dinh is taking steps to better tuna exports to Japan after the first batch on 5th August 2014.

( Japanese companies committed to build a processing plant for canned tuna in Binh Dinh, and support to improve the quality of tuna for direct export to Japan, promoting tuna brand for Binh Dinh - Vietnam in Japan.

( Vietnam's tuna exports to the US recovered as export value was US$ 43 million, up 12% year on year. Yearly accumulated tuna export value reached over US$ 128 million, down 13%, because the increase in Q3 was not sufficient to make up for the decline at the beginning of the year.


Ms Van Ha


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