Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
   


In 2018, tra fish shipments to Japan shot up 12 times from the USD 2.56 million in 2011

Vietnamese tra (panga) fish exports to Japan soar 61pc

Click on the flag for more information about Viet Nam VIET NAM
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 00:10 (GMT + 9)

Vietnamese tra (panga or basa) fish, a major foreign currency earner, has gradually won the trust of Japanese consumers as seen in the market’s emergence as one of the 10 biggest tra fish (pangasius) importers of Viet Nam.

According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), tra fish exports were estimated at USD 609 million in the first four months of this year, up 4.2 percent from a year earlier.

Vietnam has not only improved its image and presentation of panga products but has also been concerned with obtaining ASC certification

The figure included USD 11.54 million from exports to Japan, soaring 61.5 percent, making the Northeast Asian country the eighth biggest market of Vietnamese tra fish – its debut in the top 10.

In 2018, tra fish shipments to Japan shot up 12 times from the USD 2.56 million in 2011.

This is a notable result because in the past, Japanese consumers shunned imported farmed aquatic products. The rise in tra fish imports shows Vietnamese products are gradually gaining a foothold in this demanding market.

Panga's high-value-added Vinh Hoan Corp. product range includes the classic "yakitori"

The two countries signed an economic partnership agreement on December 25, 2008, and this deal took effect on October 1, 2009. This is Viet Nam’s first bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), in which the two sides give more preferential treatment to each other compared to the FTA between ASEAN, of which Viet Nam is a member, and Japan.

Under these FTAs, Japan has eliminated import tariffs on some Vietnamese aquatic products.

Since April 2019, Japan has also exempted import tariffs on fresh and frozen catfish fillet products from members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), including Viet Nam.

Thanks to the three agreements, tra fish exporters now have more chances to bolster shipments to Japan.

Source: VNS
 

[email protected]
www.fis.com


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
Norway
Jul 17, 20:40 (GMT + 9):
Fish Pool Salmon Price Status Report for week 29
Ecuador
Jul 17, 18:00 (GMT + 9):
Shrimp exports reached a record high in the first 5 months of this year
Viet Nam
Jul 17, 17:00 (GMT + 9):
The sector must acquire technology to process fish if it wants to comply with its growth plans
Yemen
Jul 17, 17:00 (GMT + 9):
EU support to the Yemeni fisheries sector
Peru
Jul 17, 02:50 (GMT + 9):
Strong growth of landings and exports of squid foreseen after reopening of Chinese market
United Kingdom
Jul 17, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
IPNLF & ISSF launch first practical reference guide for pole-and-line fishing
Albania
Jul 17, 01:30 (GMT + 9):
Oceana denounces potential UII fishing across the Mediterranean Sea
New Zealand
Jul 17, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
Mussel farm granted permission to expand despite neighbours’ opposition
Japan
Jul 17, 00:30 (GMT + 9):
Official data on bluefin tuna imports
Worldwide
Jul 17, 00:00 (GMT + 9):
Situation and movements of fishmeal and fish oil
Ecuador
Jul 16, 23:50 (GMT + 9):
Manta will export 70pc of tuna production thanks to arrival of container ships
United Kingdom
Jul 16, 22:30 (GMT + 9):
UK Parliament's sub-committee warns of lack of implementation of EU discard ban
Worldwide
Jul 16, 19:20 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Global Fish Processing Market 2019-2025 Pelagia, Leroy, Pescanova, Maruha Nichiro, Thai Union
Canada
Jul 16, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Norwegian company brings innovative fishing gear to Nova Scotia’s waters
Japan
Jul 16, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Japanese longliner on fire, Indian ocean



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Brexit Party MEP called for EU fishing vessels to be 'sunk like Belgrano'
United Kingdom A Brexit Party MEP has called for the Royal Navy to sink EU fishing vessels that enter a 200 mile exclusion zone around the United Kingdom. The policy would see EU boats as far away as France's Bay o...
Ocean Fish to acquire controlling interest in business partner
United Kingdom The Directors  of  Ocean Fish (Vistgate Limited) have  reached  an  agreement  with W Stevenson & Sons Limited to acquire a controlling interest in the business...
Minister of Economy vows to mull postponing giant squid law
Chile Minister of Economy Juan Andrés Fontaine met yesterday with representatives of industrial fishing workers and artisanal purse seine fishermen from the whole country. Both sectors, which represe...
Dongwon launches new tuna fishing vessel 'Jubilee'
South Korea Dongwon Industries, the country's largest deep-sea fishing company, has launched today its latest purse seiner, Jubilee, to modernize its increasingly aging fleet. The 2,200-ton vessel, launched to c...
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation - Headquarters
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd. - Group Headquarters
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
AquaChile S.A. - Group Headquarters
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods, Inc
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization - Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation
Marona S.A.
Mowi ASA (formerly Marine Harvest ASA) - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands | Headquarters
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation - Headquarters
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2019 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER