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Exports of seafood increased 14% in first four months 

 Thursday, May 17,2018

AsemconnectVietnam - Vietnam’s exports of seafood totaled US$ 2.45 billion in the first four months of this year, increased by 13.8 per cent over the same period last year, showed the statistics figures of the General Department of Customs.

In April only, the country’s export of seafood reached $ 684.22 million, down by 2.6 per cent over the previous month but up by 6.3 per cent over the same month of last year.

In the first four months of this year, Vietnam’s exports of seafood to EU reached $ 423.05 million, up by 24.3 per cent year – on – year and accounted for 17.3 per cent of the total; to the U.S - $ 378.33 million, up by 4.8 per cent; to Japan - $ 376.36 million, up by 4.7 per cent; to China - $ 291.39 million, up by 27 per cent; to South Korea - $ 242.87 million, up by 21 per cent; to the South East Asian countries - $ 195.36 million, up by 17 per cent.

In the first four months of the year, the country’s exports of seafood to Turkey increased sharply by 141.4 per cent to $ 2.93 million; to Cambodia – up by 110.8 per cent to $ 8.43 million; to Pakistan – up by 95.5 per cent to $ 11.56 million; to Egypt – up by 88.9 per cent to $ 11.88 million; to the Netherlands – up by 60.2 per cent to $ 94.71 million; and to Sweden – up by 59 per cent to $ 5.99 million.

However, the exports of seafood to Indonesia decreased sharply by 55.7 per cent to $ 1.35 million; to Brazil – down by 37.9 per cent to $ 29.09 million; to Czech – down by 34.5 per cent to $ 2.17 million; to Saudi Arabia – down by 34 per cent to $ 13.7 million; and to Ukraine – down by 27.9 per cent to $ 3.28 million.

Vietnam’s exports of seafood in the first 4 months of 2018 - Unit
: US$ - source: VITIC – according to the figures of the General Department of Customs
Market
April of 2018
April of 2018 vs. March of 2018 (%)
First 4 months of 2018
First 4 months of 2018 vs. same period of 2017 (%)
Total
684,224,300
-2.57
2,446,125,659
13.76
The U.S
107,380,394
-0.39
378,326,747
4.81
Japan
112,795,934
7.97
376,356,467
4.66
China
89,528,012
-7.45
291,393,906
27.1
South Korea
64,235,595
-13.34
242,874,257
21.13
The Netherlands
27,633,845
-2.2
94,707,906
60.24
Thailand
20,751,948
-7.17
84,074,573
18.96
Britain
21,782,245
-10.88
78,635,098
26.27
Germany
16,186,494
-8.94
61,207,163
26.52
Canada
15,156,428
-8.48
58,337,097
12.76
Australia
14,473,484
-12.5
56,801,755
14.12
Hong Kong
13,709,754
-9.76
55,425,932
16.59
Belgium
14,651,629
35.9
46,901,693
23.86
Italy
11,460,322
-0.59
40,092,099
1.79
Mexico
7,528,628
4.45
35,682,280
0.08
Singapore
8,600,350
-8.29
35,117,865
14.7
Malaysia
10,271,019
5.77
34,493,553
25.52
France
8,428,813
-3.36
32,036,372
11.28
The Philippines
9,838,983
49.7
31,309,777
2.56
Taiwan
9,928,025
38.33
30,161,385
4.75
Brazil
5,717,758
-19.89
29,088,832
-37.85
Russia
8,958,822
14.34
27,956,451
2.54
Israel
7,012,749
-21.63
27,464,802
10.46
The U.A.E
8,511,386
13.01
22,871,852
54.09
Colombia
5,091,723
-13.55
22,775,693
18.32
Spain
5,900,869
-13.71
19,926,921
-7.55
Portugal
5,643,919
-10.81
18,642,643
54.9
Saudi Arabia
500,145
-0.61
13,696,286
-34.02
Egypt
5,191,243
42.25
11,881,487
88.89
Pakistan
1,330,997
-36.41
11,562,084
95.53
Denmark
2,664,810
-8.71
10,867,985
-25.39
India
2,082,228
-23.41
9,506,596
50.74
Switzerland
2,301,077
-24.61
9,135,018
-16.86
Cambodia
1,892,110
-27.43
8,432,779
110.84
Poland
1,355,627
-13.26
6,566,329
38.92
New Zealand
1,249,129
-43.36
6,095,014
13.9
Sweden
1,876,721
-15.45
5,986,520
59.16
Ukraine
1,214,772
20.65
3,284,573
-27.89
Greece
784,029
-22.81
3,174,952
15.47
Kuwait
829,447
-25.68
2,990,711
19.52
Iraq
1,115,274
41.88
2,936,254
28.42
Turkey
1,037,187
6.87
2,928,848
141.43
Czech
550,453
4.78
2,165,215
-34.46
Romania
653,138
48.41
2,142,302
8.16
Indonesia
384,350
-30.41
1,354,012
-55.65
Brunei
90,682
-48.97
582,013
27.67
CK
Source:VITIC

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