Vietnam Bivalve Mollusk Export JAN – AUG 2011

In first eight months of 2011, bivalve mollusk export of Vietnam continued drop in value. The country exported bivalve mollusk products to 47 markets, bringing US$54 million, down 9 percent from the same period last year. In which, the EU was leading importers with US$33.7 million, accounting for 62.4 percent of Vietnam total export, followed by Japan with 10.6 percent and the U.S.: 10.5 percent. Not being the largest market of Vietnam, the U.S. remained a stable market by reaching a rise of 46 percent from the first eight months of 2010. Particularly, Malaysia, Singapore and Cambodia recorded the strongest consumption of Vietnam bivalve mollusk in ASEAN. Source: VASEP

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