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The country’s tuna export turnover in 2018 increased 10 percent against the previous year, hitting USD 653 million, according to the association.

Tuna exports to the US in December 2018 reached USD 21 million, up 33 percent compared to the same period of 2017, helping total export value of the product last year to expand 1.7 percent year-on-year.

Spain was the largest EU importer of Vietnamese tuna in the year with total import value of USD 30 million, followed by the Netherlands with USD 25 million.

Source: VNA