Japan, the US, China and the Republic of Korea are the leading importers of Vietnamese fisheries, as they imported 53.7% of Vietnamese fisheries export value. In the initial months of this year, markets with sharp increase of fisheries export value included Mexico (31.7%), Malaysia (22.7%), the Philippines (17.9%) and Canada (10%).

According to MARD, the import value of fisheries in the first 5 months this year was estimated to reach USD735 million, a year-on-year increase of 5.3%.

Of which, Norway is the largest fisheries importer, accounting for 11.9% of the value, followed by India, China and Japan, with 11.5%, 8.7% and 7.6%, respectively./.

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