According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), by the end of October 2021, the country’s tuna exports reached nearly 594 million USD, up 9.5% over the same period in 2020.
In which, the export value of fresh and frozen tuna was USD 336 million, up 33% over the same period. And exports of processed and canned tuna reached USD 258 million, down 11%.
Notably, exports of other processed tuna products, especially frozen steamed tuna, increased by 11% over the same period.
According to statistics of Vietnam Customs, in the first 10 months of 2021,
Vietnamese tuna products have been exported to 94 markets around the world. Compared to the same period in 2020, Vietnam’s tuna export market is shrinking.
VASEP said that in October 2021, the value of tuna exports to the US after 2 consecutive months of decline increased again, up 20% over the same period. By the end of October 2021, the total value of Vietnam’s tuna exports to this market reached USD 259 million, up 10%.
Meanwhile, tuna exports to the EU have not shown any signs of recovery after 3 consecutive months of decline. Export value to this market block in October 2021 decreased by 9.4%, reaching 15.3 million USD. However, thanks to good growth in the first half of the year, by the end of October 2021, tuna exports to the EU still increased by 5.4% over the same period, reaching more than 121 million USD.
Currently, tuna processing and production is on the verge of recovery and is expected to continue to increase in the next 2 months when packages to support businesses in recovering from the pandemic are quickly implemented and relief measures have been taken. substantive impact on practice.