Three of the four biggest seafood buyers of Vietnam in the first four months of 2017 are in Asia. In addition to Japan, China and South Korea appear in the top four, coming in third and fourth respectively. In the first four months, Vietnam’s seafood export value is estimated at US$2.1 billion, an increase of more than 8% over the same period last year, says the report by the agriculture ministry. Vietnam’s seafood is exported to more than 160 markets, but the biggest contributors to the industry are the big four, accounting for more than 52% of the country’s total seafood export value, or US$780 million, in the first three months of the year. In previous years, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) used the phrase “traditional market” for the three largest buyers – the U.S., the EU and Japan, with each of them bringing an average of US$1 billion in revenue to the local aquaculture industry annually. However, since 2016, the EU has no longer been in the top three, with its position taken over by China. One of the reasons is that tra fish has constantly run into troubles there. This year, the Vietnam Pangasius… Read full this story
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