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Crab exports to Australia increase sharply

by VOV25 July 2015 Last updated at 16:51 PM

VTV.vn - Vietnam exporters shipments of crab to Australia during the five months leading up to June enjoyed a robust year-on-year rise of nearly 185% to hit a record setting US$889.000, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in Australia.

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) in turn unveiled that the dramatic rise in crab exports lead to an overall jump of 2% in aquatic exports to the land down under for the five month period.

Vietnam stands as the fourth largest nation exporting crab to Australia, just after Myanmar, Thailand and Indonesia, with exports consisting mainly of frozen and processed crab the Trade Office reports.

The average price for Vietnamese imported crab during the January-May period hovered around US$8.50 per kilo.

A spokesperson for the Trade Office said Australia is a demanding market which requires high quality products. Therefore, to compete with other nations in the ASEAN bloc, Vietnam’s aquatic exporters should strive to continue improving product quality. 

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