TRADE DATA ANALYSIS



50 Containers Of Raw Mat Stuck In Vietnamese Ports

Many local Vietnamese firms involved with seafood trading, mainly tuna, are seeking assistance after having had consignments withheld at ports, according to reports by Vietnam Association of Seafood...

Africans Buy More Thai Canned Tuna In 2019

Countries in Africa imported more canned tuna from Thailand in 2019, with Libya nearly doubling its volume. Thai processors delivered 100,383 M/T of the product to the markets in this continent,...

Americans Eating More Non-Canned Tuna

The demand for non-canned tuna products in the US has been steadily growing over the past couple of years. As a matter of fact, during the last three years, the US has emerged as a leading importer...



Bangkok Yellowfin Intake Continues To Slide In Q3

The imports of frozen yellowfin landed in Thai ports during the first three quarters of 2019 (Q3) dropped to their lowest level in at least five years. Boat owners failed to regain the 35 percent...

Big Cut In Q3 W/R Skipack Deliveries In Thailand

During the first nine months of the year (Q3), Thai buyers' demand for whole frozen skipjack sharply decreased in comparison to previous years. The low buying interest for the species has resulted in...

Brexit Leaves A Hole In EU Q1 Canned Imports

Canned tuna imports by EU members during the first quarter of 2020 (Q1) somewhat declined in both volume and value. And although the majority of destinations demanded slightly less product, the...

Half Yr. Shipments Show Solid Growth

Bullish Bets On Thai Canners’ US Trade

After boosting shipments to the US for the first time in years in 2017, there is firm expectation that Thai canners will continue to do the same, and the latest statistics are already showing growth...

Bullish Spain Gains More Ground In French Canned Biz

The French canned tuna market has remained steady in the first three quarters of this year but its African suppliers are losing business in the country. On the other hand, Spanish processors have...

Canada Nearly Doubles Canned Tuna Biz With Italians

North and South American markets imported a record volume of canned tuna from the EU in the third quarter of 2020 (Q3), with nearly half the products delivered to Canada. The EU export canned tuna...

Canned Tuna Cannibalizing US Pouch Business

The import of tuna pouches into the US for the first nine months of the year has been quite low compared to the last two years. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the country has been experiencing a boost...

Canned Tuna Key In Thai Export Streak

The overall value of exports from Thailand have climbed for 17 straight months and canned tuna products have been a key contributor to the growth streak. The Thai Commerce Ministry stated that in...

Cheap Japanese Albacore Floods Bangkok In 2020

Low-cost Japanese albacore flooded the Bangkok market in the first six months of 2020, which boosted the overall import volume of this species and hitting a peak for the past five years. Thai...

China Aggressively Surging In EU Loins Market

Tuna processors in the EU increased their purchase of frozen pre-cooked loins from global exporters in 2019 compared to the previous year. The volume climbed by six percent to reach 157,947 M/T while...

China Slashes Tuna Tariffs By Nearly 50%

Import tariffs on six species of tuna will be slashed by almost 50 percent, China’s Ministry of Commerce has announced. The cut on duties for fresh and frozen tuna, along with more than 1,000 other...