TRADE DATA ANALYSIS


Canada Nearly Doubles Canned Tuna Biz With Italians

North and South American markets imported a record volume of canned tuna from the EU in the third quarter of 2020 (Q3), with nearly half the products delivered to Canada. The EU export canned tuna...


Bullish Spain Gains More Ground In French Canned Biz

The French canned tuna market has remained steady in the first three quarters of this year but its African suppliers are losing business in the country. On the other hand, Spanish processors have...


Europeans Pay Less For Tuna Than Salmon

Tuna is the favorite fish of the Europeans and they have a huge appetite for it, especially in canned form. It is not only the taste and health benefits of this food that has played a role in this...

Sharp Dip In EU Tuna Buying During 3rd Quarter 2020

After a very strong second quarter, the market for imported canned tuna in the EU has eased and corrected to last year’s level. This was mainly caused by a sharply reduced demand from Spain and...


Canned Tuna Cannibalizing US Pouch Business

The import of tuna pouches into the US for the first nine months of the year has been quite low compared to the last two years. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the country has been experiencing a boost...





Thai Canners Lost Business In Smaller Markets In Q3

The demand for Thai canned tuna from smaller markets experienced a strong decline during the first three quarters of this year (Q3). While the exports to major markets such as the US grew strongly,...


Vanuatu & Nauru Strong Emerging Suppliers To Bangkok

At the Bangkok port, the Pacific nations of Vanuatu and Nauru are emerging as strong tuna raw material suppliers since many purse seiners are now carrying their flag. Yesterday, Atuna reported about...


Other EU Loin Suppliers Pushed Out By China In H1

The demand for foreign pre-cooked tuna loins has been steadily growing among EU processors. While the majority of origin countries reduced their year-on-year deliveries, the strength and dominance of...


Dutch Ports Handled Record Tuna Volume In H1

The hike in canned tuna demand during the COVID-19 crisis was evident in the inflow of imported products to the Netherlands, which took a massive jump during the first half of 2020 (H1). The majority...