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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam enjoyed a year-on-year surge of 88 percent in tuna exports to Israel in October with 2.7 million USD, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters.

With a strong growth of 52 percent in the first 10 months of this year, Israel continued to be a promising market for Vietnamese canned tuna amidst a slowdown in traditional markets, commented the association.

According to the association, Vietnam’s export revenue of tuna in October rose 16 percent over the same period last year to 67 million USD, pushing the total figure in the January-October period to nearly 541 million USD, up 11 percent compared to the same time in 2017.-VNA