Vietnam’s top 10 pangasius import markets in 2012

In 2012, Vietnam exported its pangasius to 142 nations and territories, increasing from 136 ones in 2011, reaching value of US$1.744 billion, decreasing by 3.4 percent compared to 2011.

The top 10 main markets included: EU, the U.S., ASEAN, China and Hong Kong, Mexico, Brazil, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Colombia and Australia, occupying 77.5 percent of total pangasius export value. Among them, up to 7 markets reduced pangasius imports with the biggest drop in exports to EU and Saudi Arabia fell most sharply. The 3 remaining markets including the U.S., China and Hong Kong, Egypt respectively increased 8.2 percent, 31.5 percent and 29.1 percent, however, the increases was much lower in comparison with previous years.

Source: Vasep

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