Ago-fishery-forestry exports touch $ 29.54bln in first 9 months

Total agro-fishery and forestry export turnover in the first nine months was estimated to reach US$ 29.54billion, an increase of 9.3 percent compared to last year, accounting for 73 percent of its yearly target.

Local farmers harvest tra fish photo: SGGP

Local farmers harvest tra fish photo: SGGP

In September alone, agro-fishery and forestry export turnover reached at US$ 3.37 billion, up 9.93 percent compared to the same period last year. Of these, the export of agricultural products gained by US$ 1.63billion while fishery products by US$ 799million and forestry products by  US$ 784 million respectively.

The sector’s total export turnover in the first 9 months reached $ 29.51 billion, exceeding 1.3 percent of year’s target.

Export markets which posted strong increases included Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Russia and China.

DTTC –Translated by Kim Lien

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