In the first quarter of 2012, Vietnam tuna was exported to 64 countries and territories, down 2 markets from the first quarter of 2011. Export of tuna rose 24.7 percent to US$130 million and accounted for 9.8 percent of Vietnam total earnings from seafood export. Some single markets in the EU saw positive change in import value compared to the first two months of 2012. Germany passed the Netherlands to become the biggest importer with US$7 million. Portugal, Greece and Austria also climbed up the ranking.