TRADE DATA ANALYSIS


Record US Sales For Thai Canners In H1 2020

So far, 2020 has been a very strong year for Thai canners. The figures for the second quarter (Q2) showed a sturdy increase in their canned tuna export volume, reaching the highest level in at least...

Sharp Dip In EU Tuna Buying During 3rd Quarter 2020

After a very strong second quarter, the market for imported canned tuna in the EU has eased and corrected to last year’s level. This was mainly caused by a sharply reduced demand from Spain and...


Smaller Exporting Nations Losing Share In EU Market

The EU canned tuna market is regaining its momentum. During the first half of this year, deliveries to the old continent accounted for a total of 317,852 M/T, a four percent growth year-on-year. Even...

Spanish Canners Maintain Firm Export Growth

During the first five months of this year Spanish processors have sustained growth in their exports of canned and semi-preserved seafood products. Their main shelf-stable fish product, canned tuna,...




Stable Raw Material Prices Drive TU Profits Up

Thai Union Group, in a press release, has issued results from its 3Q analysis, which reflected an adjusted net profit of THB 1.3 billion (USD 42.9 million), with an improving gross margin. Initially,...


More Than 40 Percent Drop

Stronger Baht Hurts Thailand’s EU Exports

Thai canned tuna exports to the EU have suffered in the first quarter of 2018 with shipments down considerably compared to the previous year. Major processor in the nation, Thai Union, has put the...


Thai Canned Tuna Exports To Americas On The Rise

(Read Part 1 of this series here) Export volumes of canned tuna from Thailand to markets in the Americas have risen by 6 percent in Q3, following an upward trend in overall global shipments. Total...

Thai Canned Tuna Exports To Minor Destinations Fall

Exports of Thai canned tuna during 2019 experienced a very modest increase in comparison with the year before. Although the overall three percent increase in volume reported by Thai Customs was...

Thai Canners Lost Business In Smaller Markets In Q3

The demand for Thai canned tuna from smaller markets experienced a strong decline during the first three quarters of this year (Q3). While the exports to major markets such as the US grew strongly,...

Thai Canners See Solid Export Growth To US

Thai canners saw significant growth in exports of canned tuna to the United States market by end of 2018, accounting for 11 percent growth since 2017. Last year, according to latest data from Thai...

Thai Canners' Tighten Their Grip On Peruvian Market

South American buyers increased their demand for Thai canned tuna by 10 percent during the first half of this year. They bought approximately 18,932 M/T of the product, which represents roughly 8...