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Thailand defies Galician canning sector and aims to sell tuna without paying tariffs in the EU

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 00:50 (GMT + 9)

The European Union's import taxes are 24 per cent and they hope to eliminate them in the long term. The industry claims in Vigo standards on labour rights.

In recent years, the Galician canning industry has had to face the arrival of new players from South-East Asia, catapulted by their proximity to the raw material and lower labour expenses that have elevated Thailand as the largest canned tuna producer worldwide.

Around the appearance of these new competitors yesterday turned one of the presentations of the VIII World Tuna Conference, held in Vigo.

Antonio Sanchez, commercial director of the Thai SPA International Food Group, brought to the forefront one of the biggest wishes of the country's canning industry: the reduction of the tariff burden they face in the European Union. This is one of the historical expectations of the Asian country, although Sanchez predicts that this will occur in the long term. "I do not see it right now on the short-term horizon," he said.

It is one of the claims of the Thai industry, which expects that the reduction of current tariffs of 24 per cent will increase its market share in the Old Continent.

And the fact that the increase of its products when entering Community territory is one of the factors that is causing that its degree of penetration becomes inferior to the one of other regions. In import volume, the United States (98,000 tonnes) and the Middle East (85,000) surpass the EU (58,000 tonnes), according to Sanchez.

Source: Javier G.Casco / Faro de Vigo

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