Seafood exports to Russia increased sharply

ccording to statistics, in QI/2011, Vietnam’s seafood export turnover toRussia reached US$24.8 million, up 106 percent over the same period last year. This reveals that Vietnam seafood gains prestige in Russia, one of the potential markets in Europe. In March 2011 alone, seafood exports to Russiareached US$11.35 million, up 181 percent compared to March 2010.

Russian market has the great demand for Vietnam seafood items such asfish fillets, dried seafood. According to some economists, in order to boostexports, exporters should strengthen the diversification of seafood productssuch as smaller package of products to fit consumer’s habits.

Source: VASEP

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