Long An export value nears $2.9 billion

Export value approximated US$2,898 billion in the Mekong Delta province of Long An by the end of September this year, reported the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.

The man at his dragon fruit orchard in the Mekong Delta, the fruit is one of major export items of Long An province (Photo: SGGP)

The number accounts for 68 percent of plan and increases 7.8 percent over the same period last year.

Of these, foreign direct investment (FDI) sector reached $1,837 million, up 5.8 percent and domestic sector hit $1,062 million, up 11.6 percent.

Major export commodities include footwear, garment and textile, battery of accumulators, steel, farm produce and food.

Especially, dragon fruit is listed among the key export items of the province and exported to 15 nations.

By Dang Nguyen – Translated by Hai Mien

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