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Vietnam’s imports of seafood decreased 

 Thursday, June 27,2019

AsemconnectVietnam - According to the preliminary statistics figures of the General Department of Customs, Vietnam’s imports of seafood increased for 3 consecutive months.

Specifically, the imports of seafood increased by 38.1 per cent in March of 2019; by 0.2 per cent in April of 2019 and by 13.7 per cent in May of 2019 to 168.93 million USD.
In the first 5 months of 2019. Vietnam’s seafood import value reached 729.69 million USD, up by 4.6 per cent compared to the same period of 2018.

Norway, India; China, Japan and Southeast Asia were the major markets that supply seafood to Vietnam; of which the imports from Norway - the leading market in May 2019 increased strongly by 88.3 per cent compared to April of 2019 and also increased by 77 per cent compared to May of 2018, reaching 24.81 million USD. The figure raised the turnover of the first 5 months to 91.42 million USD, accounting for 12.5 per cent ​​of the total seafood import value of the whole country, up by 26.5 per cent over the same period of 2018.

Meanwhile, the imports from India - the second largest seafood import market of Vietnam in the first 5 months of the year dropped sharply by 42.2 per cent over the same period last year with 87.88 million USD, accounting for 12 per cent of the total. In May of 2019 alone, it increased by 13.7 per cent compared to April of 2019 but decreased by 33.9 per cent compared to May of 2018 with 23.26 million USD.

The imports of seafood from Southeast Asia market accounted for 10.9 per cent of the total seafood import turnover of the whole country, reaching 79.56 million USD, up by 54.6 per cent over the same period last year. Of which, the imports from Indonesia reached 49.83 million USD, from Thailand - 11.18 million USD, from Singapore 6.28 million USD, from the Philippines - 8.17 million USD, from Malaysia 2.78 million USD, and from Myanmar - 1.32 million USD.

The country’s imports of seafood from China in the first 5 months also increased strongly by 38.2 per cent, reaching 61.37 million USD, accounting for 8.4 per cent of the total. The imports from Japan reached 50.88 million USD, accounting for 7 per cent of the total and up by 20.9 per cent year – on - year.
In the first 5 months of this year, the imports of seafood into Vietnam from most markets increased in value compared to the same period of 2018; in which, the imports increased sharply from several markets such as: from the Philippines - increased by 127.3 per cent, reached 8.17 million USD; from Indonesia increased by 66.4 per cent to 49.83 million USD; from the U.S - increased by 85.9 per cent, reaching 38.48 million USD; from Myanmar - increased by 33.5 per cent, reaching 1.32 million USD.

In contrast, the imports plummeted from several import markets such as: from Poland fell by 26.2 per cent, reaching 2.63 million USD; from Chile - decreased by 18.3 per cent to 29.9 million USD; from South Korea fell by 15 per cent, reaching 28.72 million USD.

Vietnam’s imports 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
168,929,765
13.68
729,689,393
4.61
Norway
24,805,786
88.27
91,421,182
26.54
India
23,259,204
13.68
87,876,573
-42.22
South East Asia
20,807,533
22.23
79,555,711
54.62
China
12,492,851
-1.78
61,368,143
38.2
Japan
8,293,072
-6.3
50,875,308
20.92
Indonesia
11,370,447
17.96
49,830,191
66.37
Taiwan (CN)
8,206,681
-22.61
43,941,947
-6.2
Russia
8,638,090
4.59
40,906,910
22.31
The U.S
12,193,970
11.98
38,482,797
85.92
Chile
4,102,520
-44.72
29,896,676
-18.32
South Korea
4,285,203
54.24
28,715,414
-14.98
EU
3,975,211
-16.79
23,501,445
15.68
Thailand
2,871,194
31.85
11,177,755
22.88
Canada
3,188,688
47.03
10,928,991
4.12
Denmark
588,835
-69.62
9,737,565
10.94
Britain
1,789,516
35.33
8,850,405
11.04
The Philippines
3,002,432
-7.95
8,166,430
127.26
Singapore
2,154,731
80.57
6,282,796
20.33
Malaysia
948,148
68.14
2,780,679
6.88
Poland
865,280
62.87
2,632,802
-26.22
Ireland
731,580
-25.78
2,280,673
 
Myanmar
460,581
144.66
1,317,860
33.51
CK
Source: VITIC

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