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Table 7. Total EXPORTS of “sea cucumbers” by principal exporters in US$’000.



1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

China, Hong Kong SAR

13 244

11 158

13 820

13 978

15 403

18 169

20 115

18 055

16 126

30 128

22 669

Sri Lanka

553

683

415

955

2 028

2 936

6 352

4 260

2 547

-

1 936

Taiwan Province of China

77

239

140

212

812

1 028

844

1 044

1 229

1 525

1 823

Solomon Islands

2 816

3 555

993

783

509

354

664

853

393

253

1 749

China

...

758

490

1 203

-

296

98

99

209

612

845

Thailand

5

-

1

1

48

56

129

160

320

857

432

Yemen

...

...

...

...

...

138

-

-

-

-

374

Cuba

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

452

351

Seychelles

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

247

Kiribati

...

...

466

559

281

602

199

31

61

79

116

Vanuatu

-

-

-

-

-

123

121

130

33

-

102

Korea, Republic of

237

125

39

33

21

60

47

59

116

165

92

Malaysia

186

144

55

97

142

49

136

1

11

5

84

Mozambique

...

26

-

-

-

116

-

24

20

5

34

Fiji Islands

2 797

3 483

1 169

1 580

3 978

4 071

2 791

1 171

1 379

-

32

Tonga

-

-

-

-

911

719

-

-

-

-

7

Korea, Dem. People’s Rep

-

20

-

-

-

15

-

100

3

-

3

United Arab Emirates

...

...

...

...

...

19

70

-

3

161

1

New Caledonia

-

-

925

1 233

1 300

930

...

...

593

1 170

...

Papua New Guinea

5 070

5 005

3 112

1 836

-

-

3 861

-

3 332

-

-

Philippines

3 560

3 216

3 986

4 120

4 803

4 827

4 505

-

3 653

-

-

Maldives

2 003

799

594

431

707

646

728

346

407

...

...

Tanzania, United Rep. of

374

416

502

788

359

438

685

201

262

...

...

Madagascar

1 559

1 497

1 016

2 093

1 254

751

452

-

-

-

-

Marshall Islands

...

...

...

...

...

432

312

-

-

-

-

Viet Nam

-

-

-

1 000

-

139

-

-

-

-

-

Singapore*

8 998

8 141

6 582

10 689

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

Others

-

4

46

77

81

128

34

19

13

-

13

Total

41 479

39 269

34 351

41 668

32 637

37 042

42 143

26 553

30 710

35 412

30 910

*Data provided from 1995 are based on a different classification which does not identify trade on sea cucumbers separately. Source: FAO, Fishstat Plus (v. 2.3), Commodities trade and production 1976-2001.

Table 8. Total IMPORTS of “sea cucumbers “ by principal importers in US$ ‘000.


1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

China, Hong Kong SAR

35 481

32 378

29 959

35 461

40 898

43 376

38 147

39 565

33 571

55 533

50 430

Taiwan Province of China

5 771

6 817

5 714

5 237

5 792

5 327

5 291

4 549

4 735

4 514

3 979

China

...

1 367

689

380

-

49

3

30

265

793

1 229

Thailand

18

54

37

55

102

90

446

282

417

528

504

Korea, Republic of

4 275

265

327

24

128

154

302

23

68

127

400

Japan

1 324

1 263

635

613

799

350

134

163

121

141

81

China, Macao SAR

40

35

23

33

28

33

-

-

25

22

36

Malaysia

1 176

1 081

761

688

755

564

4

8

34

24

16

Korea, Dem. People’s Rep

...

...

...

-

5

-

-

-

91

-

13

Viet Nam

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

7

13

Brunei Darussalam

-

-

-

-

-

5

-

-

4

-

5

Mali

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

4

Syrian Arab Republic

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

4

United Arab Emirates

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

4

Nepal

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

2

Sudan

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

2

Djibouti

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

2

-

Fiji Islands

47

196

9

-

-

38

-

-

-

-

-

Marshall Islands

...

...

...

...

...

1

-

-

-

-

-

Singapore*

10 555

10 976

6 886

11 148

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

Total

58 687

54 432

45 040

53 639

48 507

49 987

44 327

44 620

39 331

61 691

56 722

*Data provided from 1995 are based on a different classification which does not identify trade on sea cucumbers separately. Source: FAO, Fishstat Plus (v. 2.3), Commodities trade and production 1976-2001.

Table 9. Total EXPORTS of “sea cucumbers and other invertebrates “ by principal exporters in US$ ‘000.


1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

Korea, Republic of

7 679

6 115

51 701

49 741

21 649

42 732

25 894

8 001

17 804

24 576

32 423

Spain

268

638

11 551

13 234

18 048

17 477

13 801

17 480

18 739

19 706

24 429

France

2 164

2 014

710

3 599

3 470

3 899

3 704

4 703

4 790

4 603

5 249

Indonesia

3 997

14 701

6 679

6 034

3 337

4 728

1 684

1 924

2 249

3 788

5 248

Italy

6 239

6 740

2 426

1 722

2 116

4 437

4 935

4 070

4 193

4 946

4 881

New Zealand

-

5

11

4

56

3 547

2 901

2 298

3 326

3 002

2 905

Belgium

400

2 231

413

1 563

536

624

884

777

1 827

1 851

2 305

Jamaica

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

2 300

United Kingdom

-

78

1

860

1 375

1 143

1 043

230

757

809

2 237

Germany

279

328

216

420

437

1 286

693

454

451

1 198

1 170

Bulgaria

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

762

Colombia

...

...

...

99

1 109

168

1 035

652

1 066

1 086

576

Portugal

87

43

16

64

69

113

341

231

293

194

193

Malaysia

6 098

6 459

6 840

4 078

3 316

4 058

1 537

47

434

216

184

Netherlands

139

-

-

190

85

834

1 479

674

116

204

140

Greece

147

55

19

119

185

85

340

57

86

11

112

Romania

...

...

...

19

-

-

99

-

-

99

104

Czech Republic

...

...

...

...

...

43

30

47

63

111

85

Mauritania

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

60

Finland

...

...

...

...

44

24

30

35

13

55

50

Ireland

...

45

-

-

-

-

93

47

205

4

47

Poland

...

...

...

61

-

-

-

22

86

6

30

Vanuatu

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

11

-

-

26

South Africa

-

-

-

-

-

758

440

-

-

-

3

Taiwan Province of China

...

1

244

368

386

31

30

12

7

-

2

Korea, Dem. People’s Rep

885

1 080

2 080

1 295

1 252

1 093

1 516

620

483

1 024

-

Philippines

73

117

131

178

169

160

291

-

100

-

-

Uruguay

...

...

...

325

404

537

-

-

-

-

-

Others

315

49

22

51

57

69

206

3

25

62

64

Total

28 770

40 699

83 060

84 024

58 100

87 846

63 006

42 395

57 113

67 551

85 585

Source: FAO, Fishstat Plus (v. 2.3), Commodities trade and production 1976-2001.

Table 10. Total IMPORTS of “sea cucumbers and other invertebrates “ by principal importers in US$ ‘000.


1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

France

21 186

21 040

19 052

14 644

17 282

15 739

19 606

20 550

20 094

21 091

26 862

Korea, Republic of

11 528

14 320

21 326

17 626

26 787

27 789

29 788

9 138

13 523

13 841

16 390

Spain

1 404

1 811

3 366

4 012

7 363

6 377

6 796

9 078

6 404

8 413

10 653

Japan

9 570

14 293

12 675

14 196

17 734

15 687

14 144

9 406

11 621

14 005

10 423

Germany

3 192

3 860

2 793

4 272

3 520

4 788

4 195

4 332

6 126

6 137

6 114

Belgium

2 114

2 648

2 980

3 632

3 168

3 644

3 209

2 709

3 320

3 456

3 269

Netherlands

1 668

1 773

154

426

453

4 469

984

537

988

586

2 543

Portugal

944

433

358

734

1 214

1 895

1 596

1 567

1 284

2 571

2 266

Italy

3 523

2 794

1 385

1 173

574

945

1 291

1 059

1 316

2 212

1 895

Taiwan Province of China

3 566

3 394

3 619

3 924

2 148

3 339

2 812

1 876

2 595

2 280

1 711

United Kingdom

207

398

408

2 304

2 373

2 244

1 413

1 606

1 544

752

925

Greece

55

-

119

292

442

207

177

112

273

377

833

Czech Republic

...

...

...

...

...

155

320

197

208

353

498

Malaysia

1 909

1 587

1 775

2 165

2 133

983

393

731

623

649

428

Malta

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

342

346

335

394

Luxembourg

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

332

356

Israel

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

196

Poland

...

...

...

...

41

-

-

208

106

101

165

New Zealand

13

27

50

38

100

113

193

110

131

130

158

Netherlands Antilles

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

81

158

155

Yugoslavia, Fed. Rep. of

...

...

...

...

3

-

-

-

-

-

150

Myanmar

...

...

...

...

...

3

-

-

-

-

137

Bolivia

34

58

62

74

33

73

58

75

115

68

90

Finland

...

...

...

...

250

235

102

108

120

129

86

Romania

...

...

...

34

-

-

-

-

-

54

67

Kazakhstan

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

64

56

Canada

-

-

1 387

1 901

2 022

3 944

4 569

4 059

5 523

1 116

-

Australia

4 455

4 631

4 555

4 212

-

3 412

-

-

-

-

-

Guadeloupe

854

653

357

913

1 514

60

...

...

...

...

...

Martinique

1 593

1 861

1 737

2 436

1 564

...

...

...

...

...

...

Réunion

471

575

770

911

1 086

...

...

...

...

...

...

Others

505

615

447

624

513

171

269

267

144

380

330

Total

68 791

76 771

79 375

80 543

92 207

96 272

91 915

68 067

76 485

79 590

87 150

Source: FAO, Fishstat Plus (v. 2.3), Commodities trade and production 1976-2001.


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