Vietnam leader in export of frozen fish fillets to Brazil

Update: 10/15/2014

According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors Vietnam (VASEP), in the first 8 months of 2014, Vietnam has surpassed China, ranks first in exports (exports) fillets frozen products for the Brazilian market about 44,000 tonnes of fish, while China exported 33,000 tonnes, mainly marine fish such as pollock, salmon, cod ...

And as of 09/15/2014, Vietnam pangasius exports to Brazil reached 86.2 million, up 19% compared to the same period last year and accounting for 7.3% share of exports to the fish market. Vietnam catfish are well positioned in the market of Brazil increased import volume and the average price also increased ke.Trong first 4 months of 2014, prices in Brazil catfish NK average 1.93 to 1, 94 USD / kg, 4 next month, prices increased from 2.02 to 2.08 USD / kg.

2013, Brazil has entered the top 10 largest markets of Vietnam seafood imports, worth $ 123 million. In which accounted for 99% of the fish nearly $ 122 million. In the context of exports to major markets (EU, USA, Japan) tends to decrease as the proportion of demand declines with tariff barriers and technical, the Brazilian market is increasingly important for aquatic Vietnam's export products, especially products of frozen fish fillets

From 5th position in the top import markets of Vietnam pangasius in 2011, Brazil has occupied the No. 2 spot in 2013 and maintained until 2014, just after the American market. In 2011, Brazil accounted for 4.7% share of Vietnam's catfish exports, after 4 years, this proportion had increased to 7.2%. 2013, Brazil ranked 13th in the world in terms of the amount of seafood imports nearly 420,000 tons, and No. 8 in world imports of frozen fillets and import volume growth for 10 consecutive years, an increase of more than 5 times compared to 34,000 tons in 2004.

In the first 8 months of this year, imports of frozen fillets of Brazil dropped 7.4% compared to the same period last year, from 118 thousand tons to 109 thousand tons. Import volumes rose only 4 months of the year, the next month continuous sharp decline 15-36% compared to the same period last year. The volume of frozen fillets of catfish accounted for the largest proportion of 25% with over 27 thousand tons, up nearly 89%, while Alaska pollock No. 2 with 23 thousand tons, down 49%.

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