|Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)
Main export items were dried squid, marinated squid, frozen squid, frozen whole octopus and frozen processed octopus.
The US is now the sixth largest importer of Vietnam’s squid and octopus, accounting for 2.7 percent of the Southeast Asian country’s total export of those products.
As the US-China trade
tension escalates, the US raises tariffs on some Chinese squid and octopus products by 30 percent, which has brought opportunities for similar products of Vietnam.