TRADE DATA ANALYSIS


Thailand Canners Regain Lost Exports Volume

During the first half of 2019, buyers' interest in Thai canned tuna grew four percent year-on-year, to a total volume of 247,979 M/T. However, primarily as the result of the low raw material prices...






Thai Canners See Solid Export Growth To US

Thai canners saw significant growth in exports of canned tuna to the United States market by end of 2018, accounting for 11 percent growth since 2017. Last year, according to latest data from Thai...


Germany’s Remarkable Canned Tuna Surge In Q3

The German market, with a few local tuna processors of value added products, relies heavily on foreign suppliers to meet internal demand. This market has been showing a surge in of canned tuna...


EU Q3 Canned Imports Soften, Strong Rise In Prices

During Q3 of 2018, overall EU import volume of canned tuna fell by 2 percent, with importers paying 10 percent higher CFR prices across markets. Major buyers in France (78,788 M/T) and Italy (79,805...

Thai Canned Tuna Exports To Americas On The Rise

(Read Part 1 of this series here) Export volumes of canned tuna from Thailand to markets in the Americas have risen by 6 percent in Q3, following an upward trend in overall global shipments. Total...

50 Containers Of Raw Mat Stuck In Vietnamese Ports

Many local Vietnamese firms involved with seafood trading, mainly tuna, are seeking assistance after having had consignments withheld at ports, according to reports by Vietnam Association of Seafood...


Stable Raw Material Prices Drive TU Profits Up

Thai Union Group, in a press release, has issued results from its 3Q analysis, which reflected an adjusted net profit of THB 1.3 billion (USD 42.9 million), with an improving gross margin. Initially,...

Price Evolution Partly Explains The Shift

US Canned Imports Buck The Trend

US imports of canned tuna have been stagnating for nearly a decade. However, monthly shipments have followed a similar pattern in each of the last four years, a spike in January followed by a sharp...



Canned Tuna Key In Thai Export Streak

The overall value of exports from Thailand have climbed for 17 straight months and canned tuna products have been a key contributor to the growth streak. The Thai Commerce Ministry stated that in...