Tra fish exports to ASEAN surge

Vietnam raked in 124.8 million USD from tra fish exports to members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2013, representing a year-on-year increase of 13 percent, said Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).


Singapore topped the list of Vietnamese tra fish importers with 36.7 million USD during the period, up 2.4 percent against 2012. It was followed by Thailand with 34.2 million USD, a yearly increase of 63.3 percent, added VASEP .

Vietnam is home to 236 tra fish exporters with 94 owning processing factories that account for 90 percent of the total tra fish export value. In total, the fish have been exported to 149 countries worldwide.

Source: VNA

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