In Q1/2011, 178 companies of Viet Nam exported Pangasius to 130 countries and territories worldwide. Pangasius exports in this period reached 153,062MT, totaled US$376.430 million, up 5.2 percent in volume and 21.6 percent in value over the same period last year.
Average export price to all markets increased significantly. Export volume and value to most markets rose.
Ten companies shipped 141MT of Pangasius, worth US$668,600 to Japan, up 1.2 percent in volume and 35.2 percent in value against the same period last year. Many Pangasius export products to Japan were value-added.
In Q1/2011, Viet Nam exported 47MT of processed seafood, worth US$347,000, much higher than 11MT and US$86,000 of the same period last year.
Source: Vietnam Seafood