Fresh squid product at the market
Japan increased import of squid and octopus from Indonesia
Thursday, July 16, 2020, 16:00 (GMT + 9)
VASEP, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers report that in the first five months of this year, Japan imported squid and octopus from 11 supplies. China, Vietnam and Thailand are the three largest suppliers, accounting for 81%, 9.5% and 4.8% of the total import value of Japanese squid and octopus, respectively.
According to the World Trade Center (ITC), in the first 5 months of this year, Japan's squid and octopus imports reached US $ 146.9 million, down 4.4% from the same period in 2019. In the top 5 The largest source, the import of Japanese squid and octopus from Indonesia, saw the largest increase of 149% to over USD 2 million. Indonesia is Japan's fifth largest supplier of squid and octopus.
Japan imports mainly products such as processed squid (except for CO), processed octopus (except for CO), fresh squid, smoked / frozen / dried / pickled octopus. Processed squid (except for CO) is the most important product in the total structure of squid and octopus products imported into Japan. In the first 5 months of this year, imports of fresh Japanese squid increased by 162% to USD 18.5 million
Import of Japanese squid and octopus (Source: ITC, GT: thousand USD) | TG: Total volume | T1-T5 represent January to May 2020
According to Vietnam Customs data, Vietnam's squid and octopus exports to Japan in May 2020 still dropped by 44% compared to the same period last year. In the first 5 months, Vietnam's squid and octopus export to this market reached over 48 million USD, down 22% compared to the same period in 2019. Japan is the second largest import market of Vietnamese squid and octopus. In the South, accounting for 25% of the total export value of Vietnam's squid and octopus to markets.
Vietnam mainly exports to Japan products such as frozen cuttlefish, frozen frozen squid, frozen whole squid for sushi, frozen Geso squid, Sugata frozen squid, squid. Frozen Sushi, Marusaki frozen squid slice, frozen pine pineapple cuttlefish, breaded octopus, frozen octopus surimi, frozen processed octopus, frozen quilted octopus, boiled cut octopus Frozen…
Author: Kim Thu/VASEP