Seafood exports increase throughout 2013
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Seafood exports increase throughout 2013

Posted by | December 31, 2013 |

The rising of aquaculture make the agriculture exports to reach USD 27.469 billion in 2013, an 0,7% increasing compared with 2012. Seafood export turnover was estimated at USD 617 million in December 2013, bringing the export value reached USD 6.7 billion this year, a 10.1% increasing over the same period last year. The U.S. market continues to be the largest seafood importer, accounting for 21.89% of total seafood exports of Vietnam.
Shrimp has become the major export items of Vietnam in 2013. The value of shrimp exports could reach USD 3 billion this year, come over the targets USD 2.5 billion was set at the beginning of this year. However basa catfish exports decreased 5% of value and volume exports.

Michael Boddington from Asian Agribusiness Consulting (AAC) has been involved in agribusiness in Asia since 2000. AAC has office both in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City and China Beijing. So AAC has a thorough understanding of the Viet Nam and China aqua industry and produces up-to-date research reports on the market. We can offer insights on supply and demand trends and comments on the future structure of Asian agribusiness. If you would like to know more please email