Vietnam Tuna export, Jan – Oct 2011

In first ten months of 2011, Vietnam exported tuna to 87 countries and territories for US$314 million, up 28.6 percent from the same period last year. The U.S., the EU and Japan remained the leading importers of Vietnam tuna with proportion of 46 percent, 20 percent and 11.6 percent, respectively. Over the last months, Japan recorded the highest growth of 82.3 percent, followed by Switzerland with 52.4 percent and Iran with more than 34 percent. The U.S. and the EU still kept stable growth. Exports to the U.S. reached US$144.5 million, up 32.7 percent and that to the EU was nearly US$62.8 million, up 20.6 percent. Germany, Italy and Belgium remained the biggest importers in Europe.

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