Vietnam's seafood exports to Poland rocket – Fishupdate.com

Vietnam’s seafood exports to Poland rocket Published:  14 November, 2006

VIETNAM’S export turnover to Poland reached US$111.7 million in the first nine months of the year, a whopping 114.8 percent increase over the previous year, according to the Ministry of Trade.

Export turnover to Poland in September alone reached $13.65 million, an increase of 67.26 percent over the previous month and 72.26 percent over September of 2005, Thanh Nien News reported.

Seafood, coffee and footwear exports saw the highest increases, with seafood accounting for over half of all exports to Poland and representing an export value of $6.89 million.

Seafood posted a 287.68 percent one-month increase in September, 386.17 percent over September 2005.

Poland is one of the leading EU markets for Vietnam seafood, according to Vu Van Trieu, head of the International Cooperation Department under the Ministry of Fisheries. He said the ministry plans to increase trade promotion in this market.

Trade relations between Vietnam and Poland began to surge in 1993. Bilateral trade value reached nearly $243 million in 2005.

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