Hanoi (VNA) – Seventeen Vietnamese enterprises are participating in
the 2023 Seafood Expo North America, which opened at the Boston Convention
& Exhibition Centre in Massachusetts state on March 12.
This year’s three-day expo draws the participation of
hundreds of aquatic product and seafood exporters from different states of the
US, and other countries like Canada, Brazil, Japan, India, Scotland, Ireland,
Norway, Spain, and Vietnam.
Vietnamese businesses are showcasing the country’s key products such as tra
fish and shrimp which have impressed a lot of visitors.
Talking to the Vietnam News Agency, Ambassador
Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations
(UN), stressed the bright outlook for the export of Vietnamese seafood and
aquatic products to the US in general and North America in particular.
The participation of Vietnamese enterprises in North America’s
largest seafood expo shows that Vietnamese products have gained a firm foothold
in such a choosy market like North America.
The US is the leading importer of Vietnamese seafood and aquatic
products. Last year, the export turnover to this market reached 2.1 billion
USD, accounting for 20% of the total value of the country’s seafood and aquatic