Russia boosting purchases of Vietnamese shrimps
During the first 11 months of 2011 Russia has become one of ten biggest import markets of Vietnamese shrimps, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/ with reference to provisional figures of VASEP.
According to the Vietnamese statistics, in January-November 2011 Vietnamese shrimp exports to Russia jumped by 193% on the same period of 2010. Russian customs statistics looks even more impressive with the growth for January-September 2011 on the same period of 2010 recorded at 398.71%. In absolute figures Vietnamese shipments of frozen Penaues shrimps to Russia roared from 388 MT to 1547 MT.