Tra fish export to US reduces due to antidumping tax

Vietnam’s tra fish export turnover to the US was recorded at US$273.3 million in the first ten months this year, down 16.2 percent over the same period last year, reported the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers and the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Tra fish processing at Hung Vuong Chau Au Company in the Mekong Delta (Photo: SGGP)

High antidumping tax rates imposed by the US have made several businesses limit the fish export to this market.

Despite of a reduction in volume, average export price increased nearly 4 percent.

The US is the second largest importer of Vietnamese tra fish after the EU, accounting for 18.7 percent of the total export turnover.

By Phuc Van – Translated by Hai Mien

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