The Minh Phu Seafood Corporation continues to be the leading shrimp and tra fish exporter in the country, recording US$75.7 million in exports during the first three months of this year, triple that of second ranked Quoc Viet Company.
According to Vietnam Customs, shrimp exports in the first quarter of this year hit more than US$436 million, up 9.28 percent over the same period last year. Japan is the biggest importer, accounting for 26 percent, followed by the US (20.7 percent), EU (13.7 percent), China (11.7 percent) and the Republic of Korea (7.7 percent).
Below is a list of the top ten shrimp and tra fish exporters in terms of export value in the first quarter of 2012:
The Minh Phu Seafood Corporation - US$75.7 million
Quoc Viet Company - US$24.25 million
Soc Trang Seafood Joint Stock Company (Stapimex) - US$21 million
Ca Mau Seafood Processing and Services Joint Stock Corporation (CASES) - US$19.27 million
Sao Ta Foods Joint Stock Company (Fimex VN) - US$16.94 million
Minh Hai Seafood Joint Stock Company (Sea Minh Hai) - US$13.7 million
Ut Xi Aquatic Products Processing Joint Stock Company (Utxico) - US$12.42 million
Thuan Phuoc Company - US$12.38 million
Hai Viet Joint Stock Company (Havico) - US$12 million
Anh Khoa Company Ltd - US$11.6 million
Vietnam Customs said tra fish exports in the reviewed period reached US$425 million, a year-on-year increase of 13 percent. The EU is the biggest importer, making up 26.5 percent of the total export value, followed by the US with 19.3 percent, Mexico with 8.1 percent and ASEAN member countries with 6.4 percent.
The top ten tra fish exporters:
Vinh Hoan Corporation- US$35.54million
Hung Vuong Corporation - US$31.83 million
Viet An Joint Stock Company (Anvifish) - US$22.91 million
An Giang Fisheries Import and Export JS Company (Agrifish Co) - US$22.27 million
NTSF Seafood JS Company - US$14.94 million
Southern Fishery Industries Company (South Vina) - US$12.39 million
IDI Investment and Development JS Company - US$11.26 million
Dai Thanh Ltd Company - US$11.08 million
Hung Ca Ltd Company - US$10.94 million
Nam Viet Joint Stock Company - US$10.41million./.