Thu. May 26th, 2022

The export of agro-forestry and fishery products grossed 4.83 billion
USD in the first two months of this year, a year on year rise of 31.5
percent.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture
and Rural Development, Vietnam shipped abroad 415,000 tonnes of
coffee for 884 million USD, up 22.3 percent in volume and 38.1 percent
in value year on year. The US and Germany remain the country’s
largest coffee importers.

During the period,
shipments of rice rose by 68.2 percent to 677,000 tonnes valued at 310
million USD, down 15.4 percent in value.

Pepper
also contributed 169 million USD to the revenue of the country’s farm
produce exports, with a total volume of 25,000 tonnes.

Rubber, tea and cashew nuts saw declines in volume but maintained fair
revenue growth. The export of rubber dipped 31.5 percent to 179,000
tonnes, bagging 518 million USD, a 16.6 percent increase.

Tea raked in 33 million USD from the 21,000 tonnes exported, down 5.7
percent in volume but up 18.6 percent in value. Pakistan remains
Vietnam ’s top market, buying 18.9 percent of Vietnam ’s exports. The
volume and value of tea exported to the United Arab Emirates
increased eightfold from last year.

Exports of
cassava and its products grew substantially; over 1 million tonnes
valued at 308 million USD, up 3.1 percent in volume and 55.4 percent in
value.

Wood and wooden products brought home 831
million USD, and seafood 876 million USD, representing a respective rise
of 36.2 percent and 11.6 percent.-VNA

By vivian