Vietnam clam is popular in the EU market

Bởi Meksea Team - May 17, 2022

MEKSEA.COM – In the first quarter of 2022, clam is one of the main exports of shellfish products, accounting for 66% with nearly 21 million USD, up 36% over the same period in 2021.


Vietnam clam is popular in the EU market


In the first quarter of this year, the top largest clam import markets of Vietnam include the EU, the US, South Korea, Singapore, the UK and Japan, of which clam exports to the Korean market increased sharply by 182%.

In the potential EU market, Vietnam’s clam is popular in the EU, including Italy, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, and Belgium. In the first quarter of this year, only clam exports to Portugal decreased slightly by 9%, export to other markets have grown strongly from 33-45%.

Specialty meat clams, steamed whole white/brown clams, ready-to-use value-added products, etc shellfish products are preferred by EU markets.

Read more: Vietnam’s bivalve exports reached over 30 million USD in the first quarter of 2022

Inflation and reasonable prices in the EU mean that Vietnam’s clams are receiving more and more attention from EU customers and importers. Along with tax incentives from the EVFTA Agreement, Vietnam’s clam exports to the EU market this year are expected to grow well.

Vietnamese clams have a great advantage in terms of prestige and quality, meeting international standards such as MSC, Vietnam’s clams are also highly appreciated for their taste, nutrition, white flesh, thick flesh and a recognized product. favorite in many major markets around the world.

Some clam processing and exporting enterprises in Vietnam have controlled the farming areas, raw material sources, and production processes. To meet the strict export market, enterprises need to invest in modern technological lines for cleaning clams and processing fresh, frozen and canned clams, ensuring quality and meeting international standards.


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By Hayati 
(Meksea Team)


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