Tilapia bounces back: Eight-fold increase in exports from Vietnam

Published on
August 23, 2016

Vietnam exported tilapia products worth USD 14 million (EUR 12.4 million) in the first six months of this year, representing an eight-fold leap on the corresponding period of 2015, according to new figures published by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

The Southeast Asian country’s tilapia exporters experienced a 4.6 percent decrease in trade last year with sales totaling USD 34 million (EUR 30 million). This had followed three years of strong growth.

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Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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