VN leads in exporting frozen fish fillets to Brazil

15:51 | 13/10/2014

VGP – Viet Nam surpassed China to become the largest exporter of frozen fish fillets to Brazil with 44,000 tons of tra fish over the past eight months, according to the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

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As of September 15, Viet Nam earned US$86.2 million from exporting tra fish to Brazil, up 19% compared to the same period last year and accounted 7.3% of the country’s total export of the product.

With the import volume, Brazil remains the second biggest importer of Viet Nam’s tra fish, after the US.

In 2013, Brazil was listed in Viet Nam’s top ten seafood importers with US$123 million, nearly US$122 million of which came from tra fish.

By Thuy Dung