Agro-aqua-forestry exports reach $17.8 billion in seven months

Agro-aqua-forestry export turnover reached US$2.64 billion in July, taking it to $17.8 billion in the first seven months this year, a year on year increase of 5.1 percent.

The men transport litchi to export firms in Luc Ngan district, Bac Giang province (Photo: SGGP)

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Friday, the export value of agricultural products was estimated to hit $8.56 billion, up 4.2 percent over a year earlier.

Aquatic and forestry exports yielded $3.65 billion and $3.98 billion, up 3.3 percent and 0.8 percent respectively.

Agro-aqua-forestry import turnover was $2.09 billion in July, increasing the seven month number to $13.31 billion, down 0.5 percent over a year before. The import turnover of some major import items reduced up to 6.6 percent.

By Van Phuc – Translated by Hai Mien

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