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Whiteleg Shrimp Leading Exports for Viet Nam

Lucy Towers
07 May 2015, at 1:00am

VIET NAM - Whiteleg shrimp was still the main export item of Viet Nam in QI/2015, despite its 29.3 per cent year-on-year reduction in export value.

Accounting for almost 60 per cent in the total of Viet Nam's shrimp exports, whiteleg shrimp export valued US$ 340 million, reports VASEP.

Black tiger shrimp exports meanwhile dropped by 31.6 per cent to US$ 178.1 million.

Black tiger shrimp was mostly exported in form of frozen raw while whiteleg shrimp was exported as processed and value-added products.