Eleven-month seafood exports down 0.9 percent hinh anh 1Processing shrimp for exports (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam’s seafood export turnover in the first 11 months of 2020 hit 7.75 billion USD, down 0.9 percent from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

In November alone, the country raked in 800 million USD from exporting seafood, with 418.99 million USD from shrimp and 174.64 from Tra (pangasius) fish.

The US, Japan, mainland China and the Republic of Korea (RoK) were the major import markets of Vietnamese seafood products in the last 11 months, making up nearly 60 percent of total export value, the ministry said.

Vietnam also spent 1.59 billion USD on importing seafood during January-November, a year-on-year decrease of 1.4 percent.

Of the total imports, 14.4 percent came from India, 11.1 percent from Norway, and 9.2 percent from Japan./.