Vietnam was the largest shrimp exporter to the Republic of Korea in 2014 in terms of both volume and value, according to the Vietnam Association Seafood Exporters and Producers.

Vietnamese shrimp accounted for nearly half of the RoK’s imports last year, with 27,791 tonnes, ahead of China at 13,936 tonnes.

Vietnam’s shrimp export volume to the RoK increased by 36 percent last year compared to 2013, while export value reached 290.2 million, increasing by 60 percent.-VNA