Fried fish, surimi exports rocket

16:54 | 30/10/2014

VGP – Viet Nam’s fried fish and surimi exports to Russia saw a sharp year-on-year increase of 118% to US$8 million over the past nine months of the year, according to the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

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The nation gained US$206 million from exporting the products in the reviewed time, up nearly 31%.

The Republic of Korea is the largest importer of Viet Nam’s fried fish and surimi with a turnover of more than US$66.7 million, up 5% and accounting for 32% of Viet Nam’s total export of the products.

As of the end of September this year, Viet Nam’s fried fish and surimi exports to ASEAN enjoyed a double digit growth rate.

In September only, the export turnover of the products rocketed in Thailand, up 47%, Singapore up nearly 28%, and Malaysia up 50%.

The nation earned US$31 million from exporting the products to China, up 58% and accounting for 15% of the total.

By Thuy Dung