(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Import of processed and canned tuna into Germany in the first nine months of this year was bleak, mainly due to the decrease in imports from non-EU countries. According to the statistics of the International Trade Center (ITC), in the first 9 months of 2019 tuna imports into this market decreased by 29% over the same period in 2018.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In October, 2019 Vietnamese tuna exports continued to decline. Export value in October 2019 only reached nearly US$ 63 million, down 6.4% over the same period in 2018. By the end of October 2019, Vietnamese tuna was exported to 107 markets, compared to 103 markets in 2018.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In 2018, Vietnamese tuna exports to Mexico decreased continuously compared to the same period in 2017. However, in 2019, Vietnamese tuna exports to this market prospered.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Vietnamese tuna exports to Japan decreased continuously in the last months of 2018. However, the trend of growth has been positive in 2019. Tuna export value to this market in September reached US $ 2.1 million, up 19% over the same period in 2018. Therefore, the total value in the first 9 months of 2019 still increased by 7.3% compared to the same period in 2018, reached nearly US$21 million.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Canned tuna imports into EU countries from Vietnam in the first 8 months of 2019 reached more than US$21 million. This figure decreased by nearly 12% compared to the same period in 2018. Vietnamese canned tuna exports to EU countries have largely decreased over the same period in 2018.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In August 2019, Vietnamese tuna exports continued to grow slowly. Export value of tuna in August only reached nearly US$65 million, up nearly 3% over the same period in 2018, bringing the total export value in the first 8 months to US$494 million.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In the context of Vietnamese tuna exports to major EU importer fell, exports to Greece have grown impressively. By the end of July 2019, Vietnamese tuna exports to Greece increased by 104% over the same period in 2018, reaching nearly US$1.8 million.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to statistics of the Vietnam Customs, Vietnam exported $429 million worth of tuna products in the first 7 months of 2019, up 20.3% over the same period in 2018. Thus, July is the 7th consecutive month that Vietnamese tuna exports have increased compared to the same period in 2018.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In 2018, Vietnamese tuna exports to the US decreased continuously in the first half of the year. By contrast, in 2019, tuna exports to this market grew steadily. Tuna export value to this market in the first 6 months of 2019 climbed by 61% over the same period in 2018, reaching US$159 million.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) According to statistics of the International Trade Center (ITC), after the decline in the first 2 months of 2019, US tuna imports increased continuously. Total tuna imports of the country in the first 8 months of 2019 reached 185 thousand tons, worth US$1.3 billion.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) After a period of slowing growth, Vietnam's tuna exports dropped in September of 2019. Among the 8 largest tuna importers of Vietnam, more than half of the markets had import value lower than the same period.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Vietnam’s tuna export value to Italy market in June 2019 increased significantly to 728.9% compared to the same period in 2018. Not only that, from March to June 2019, the value of tuna exports to this market has been growing continuously. Thanks to this result, from the 4th largest importer in 2018, Italy has become the leading tuna importer of Vietnam in the EU regions in the first half of 2019.

Value chains, which involve fishing, processing and consumption of tuna, have helped Vietnamese tuna products gain competitive edge in more than 200 markets worldwide, according to insiders.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Vietnam's tuna exports in the second quarter of 2019 was still positive, growing continuously in each month. Vietnam's tuna export value in this quarter reached nearly US$203 million, up 23% compared to the same period in 2018, bringing the total export value in the first 6 months to over US$366 million, up 21% over the same period in 2018.

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In Europe, the Netherlands is not a tuna producer, but a large transit country. The Netherlands is currently the 9th largest importer of tuna in the world and the 6th largest importer in the EU. This country is also the largest tuna importer of Vietnam in the EU. In the past 3 years, Vietnam's tuna exports to the Netherlands has grown continuously, especially frozen tuna products.


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