Agro-aqua-forestry export turnover reaches $20.45 billion

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday reported that agro-aqua-forestry export turnover in July is US$3.11 billion, taking the value in the first seven months this year to $20.45 billion, a year on year increase of 14.7 percent.

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Banana for exports

Of these, the export value of main agricultural products was estimated to touch $10.89 billion, up 18 percent over the same period last year. Seaport export value hiked 17.5 percent to $4.31 billion while forestry products increased 10.8 percent to $4.41 billion.
Some groups of commodities saw a strong increase in export volume and value including rubber with 12.8 percent and 59.2 percent volume and value increase respectively.
Vegetable and fruits reached $2.03 billion, rocketing 48.9 percent over the same period last year.
Coffee export volume dropped 16.4 percent while value moved up 7.9 percent. Cashew posted a fall of 2.2 percent and raise of 24.2 percent.
Cassava and products reduced 1 percent in export volume and 8.1 percent in value.

By T.MAI – Translated by Hai Mien

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