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Seafood exports hit over 3.18 billion in five months 

 Wednesday, June 26,2019

AsemconnectVietnam - Vietnam’s exports of seafood in the first 5 months of 2019 reached over 3.18 billion USD, down slightly by 0.8 per cent compared to the first 5 months of 2018.

According to the statistics figures of the General Department of Customs, the country’s exports of seafood in the first 5 months of 2019 reached over 3.18 billion USD, down slightly by 0.8% compared to the first 5 months of 2018. In May of 2019 alone, the country’s exports of seafood reached 763.37 million USD, increased by 20.4 per cent compared to April of 2019 but slightly decreased by 0.3 per cent compared to May of 2018.
Vietnam's seafood exports to Japan reached 553.26 million USD in the period, accounted for 17.4 per cent of the total seafood export turnover of the country, up by 11.3 per cent over the same period of 2018.

The second largest market was the US with 509.69 million USD, up by 3.8 per cent and accounted for 16 per cent of the total; to EU market reached 489.86 million USD, accounted for 15.4 per cent of the total and down by 11.8 per cent; to China - reached 381.83 million USD, accounted for 12 per cent of the total and down by 3.7 per cent; to South Korea reached 308.8 million USD, accounted for 9.7 per cent and down by 1.6 per cent. Meanwhile, the seafood exports to Southeast Asia accounted for 8.1 per cent of the total seafood export turnover of the whole country with 258.46 million USD, up by 0.8 per cent over the same period last year.

In the first 5 months of this year, Vietnam’s exports of seafood to the majority of markets increased in turnover over the same period last year. The exports to Ukraine increased by 73.1 per cent to 9.5 million dollars; to Iraq - increased 42.6 per cent to 5.14 million USD; to Brunei increased by 37.6 per cent to 0.9 million USD; to Mexico - increased by 24.3 per cent to 54.47 million USD.

However, the exports of seafood to Saudi Arabia dropped strongly by 98.8 per cent over the same period last year to only 0.17 million USD. Besides, some markets also fell sharply such as: Pakistan decreased 77%, reached 2.75 million USD; to Czech - decreased by 47.3 per cent to 1.54 million USD; to Colombia - dropped by 30.7 per cent to 18.56 million USD; to the Netherlands - fell by 28.8 per cent to 89.83 million USD.

Vietnam’s exports of seafood in the first five months of 2019 – Source: the General Department of Customs
Market
May of 2019
+/- May of 2019 vs. April of 2019 (%)
First 5 months of 2019
+/- First 5 months of 2019 vs. same period of 2018 (%)
Total
763,372,661
20.4
3,183,797,124
-0.76
Japan
142,070,175
35.74
553,264,622
11.31
The U.S
124,248,855
21.05
509,692,206
3.78
EU
111,948,379
3.55
489,862,940
-11.84
China
115,958,336
58.14
381,832,638
-3.71
South Korea
71,635,955
11.75
308,802,882
-1.57
South East Asia
51,252,339
13.6
258,458,067
0.76
Thailand
21,284,484
35.19
107,750,592
-1.61
Britain
25,148,606
28.35
101,568,792
0.53
The Netherlands
19,676,446
4.78
89,827,158
-28.8
Canada
17,316,567
7.75
81,232,434
4.61
Australia
16,566,562
0.07
76,220,170
4.57
Germany
16,704,300
-5.76
74,750,194
-5.19
Hong Kong (CN)
16,145,249
27.08
68,743,022
-8.93
Mexico
7,604,991
-12.33
54,468,878
24.25
Malaysia
10,449,210
2.99
52,835,150
18.91
Belgium
11,216,977
7.98
49,279,513
-22.9
Taiwan (CN)
12,482,002
21.52
48,258,435
19.56
The Philippines
7,336,982
-10.43
44,165,137
-2.61
France
10,917,370
7.56
42,397,416
0.64
Italy
9,107,420
-17.4
41,155,880
-22.76
Russia
8,088,794
-28.33
41,003,644
11.96
Singapore
8,624,893
8.52
40,748,886
-8.58
Israel
7,604,232
35.98
31,072,028
-17.1
Spain
6,360,705
-3.24
30,538,393
17.69
Brazil
2,756,385
-31.5
26,208,969
-23.62
The U.A.E
5,730,858
-1.26
24,690,287
-24.49
Portugal
5,125,857
-10.29
21,286,515
-12.65
Egypt
4,550,201
16.05
18,992,467
9.14
Colombia
3,198,868
-21.79
18,563,062
-30.66
Denmark
3,056,084
-6.48
15,455,961
7.03
India
2,816,168
18.29
11,648,423
-0.13
Switzerland
2,773,976
1.02
11,378,254
-12.2
Cambodia
2,966,912
54.16
10,470,216
2.94
Ukraine
2,388,867
-11.36
9,498,900
73.07
Poland
2,226,417
17.2
9,375,536
6.81
New Zealand
1,748,949
16.92
8,319,304
-0.77
Chile
1,021,431
-47.26
6,680,824
 
Sweden
950,819
-40.59
5,619,359
-22.48
Iraq
1,443,299
30.28
5,142,146
42.63
Peru
1,402,318
43.38
4,509,881
 
Greece
927,481
51.75
4,342,194
13.42
Turkey
915,550
-7.67
4,244,474
21.75
Algeria
849,139
-15.47
3,952,758
 
Kuwait
549,874
-29.16
3,189,904
-10.44
Norway
953,838
181.01
3,030,890
 
Panama
667,876
64.38
2,873,535
 
Sri Lanka
675,095
108.26
2,784,876
 
Pakistan
439,707
101.81
2,746,370
-77
Romania
229,513
-62.12
2,725,815
-0.93
Indonesia
353,836
-63.28
1,583,279
-12.61
Czech
300,384
68.19
1,540,214
-47.32
Brunei
236,022
17.76
904,807
37.64
Angola
250,356
300.57
638,786
 
Senegal
91,154
 
537,537
 
Saudi Arabia
 
 
172,650
-98.77
CK
Source: VITIC

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