An Giang earns over 500 million USD from export in 8 months

Loading rice for export at Saigon port in Ho CHi Minh City (Illustrative image. Source: VNA) An Giang (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of An Giang earned 506.3 million USD in the past eight months, up 6.5 percent year on year, fulfilling 61.7 percent of the yearly plan, reported the provincial Department of Industry and Trade. The high result was mostly due to growth in exports of rice and frozen tra fish. In the reviewed time, the province shipped abroad 243,400 tonnes of rice for 112.6 million USD, equal to 92.7 percent of the revenue in the…... [read more]

The total agro-forestry-fishery export turnover in the first five months of this year is estimated to reach 12.18 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 4.9 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. In the reviewed period, rice export is calculated to hit over one billion USD with 2.35 million tonnes, up 1.2 percent in value but down 2.1 percent in volume compared with the same period in 2015. Nguyen Chi Kien from the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development said despite pressure from Thailand’s announcement on selling 11.4 million tonnes of stockpiled rice,…... [read more]

The southern province of Kien Giang sets a goal of earning 670 million USD from exports in 2014, the provincial Industry and Trade Department has announced. Of the total, the export of agricultural products is expected to reach 440 million USD, while that of aquatic products is hoped to bring home 175 million USD and other goods will earn 55 million USD. The province will also strive to ship abroad 1.1 million tonnes of rice next year. To meet the goal, Kien Giang will keep a close watch on supply-demand and price developments of some key products, the department said.…... [read more]

Vietnam earned 712 million USD from wood product exports in the first six months of this year, equal to 50.8% of the yearly plan or a 44.7% year-on-year rise. Vietnam's wood products are primarily exported to the US and EU. This year, the country aims to earn 1.5 billion USD from wood product exports. The industry has been growing at a rate of 70% since 2000, and its export turnover rose to more than 1 billion USD in 2004 from 202.8 million USD in 1999. More than 1,200 wood processing plants are operating in the country, capable of processing 2…... [read more]

Shinwon Ebenezer Hanoi Ltd Co based in the northern province of Thai Nguyen (Photo: VNA) Vietnam is expected to enjoy a trade surplus of 500 million USD this year, with its total export turnover at 146 billion USD and import turnover at 145.5 billion USD. Nguyen Tien Vy, head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Planning Department, told a press conference in Hanoi on July 7 that while the export turnover would be 10.6 percent higher than the previous year, import turnover would see a 10.2 percent year-on-year increase. Statistics from the ministry showed that in the first half…... [read more]

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has set to earn an export value of 526 million USD in 2015, up 5.9 percent from a year just gone. The province expects to ship abroad agricultural products, including 700,000 tonnes of rice, for 315 million USD, and seafood for 170 million USD. This year, it focuses on helping local exporters tackle difficulties in terms of markets, material sources, labour, capital and advanced technology. Local authority plans to launch "Bon nha" (Four houses) programme which links businesses and farmers in Long Xuyen Quadrangle, Tay Song Hau and U Minh Thuong, which are…... [read more]

(VOVworld) - Vietnam exported 24,000 tons of tea in the first quarter of this year valued at 37 million. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in March alone, Vietnam shipped 8,000 tons of tea, bringing home 11 million USD. The average price of Vietnam's exported tea in the first two months was 1,600 USD per ton, up 5% from a year earlier. The Vietnam Tea Association (Vitas) forecast tea exports this year to be equivalent to last year's figure of 138,000 tons, earning 222 million USD.... [read more]

Hai Phong Port expects to earn revenues of 1.23 trillion VND (58.6 million USD) from handling 19 million tonnes of cargo this year, up 300 million USD and 1.5 million tonnes against last year. "We will make great efforts to realise the target. However, the results partly depend on factors of business environment, demand of traders and economic development," said Nguyen Van Thanh, deputy director of the Hai Phong Port administration office. To better satisfy demand of enterprises, the company has invested in raising the port's loading capacity, he said. Particularly, the port had invested about 1.5 trillion VND (71.4…... [read more]

Vietnam exported more than 38,000 tonnes of pepper in the first four months of 2013, earning 370 million USD, up 30 percent year-on-year.According to the Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA), over 90 million tonnes of pepper will be shipped abroad by the end of this year.Vietnam is currently the world leader in terms of pepper output with about 120,000 tonnes per year. However, 70 percent of its pepper exports are in the form of raw materials with low value.The country exports pepper to more than 90 countries and territories, but most consumers are unaware of the spice they use originating from…... [read more]

Vietnam fetched 743 million USD from exporting 112,000 tonnes of pepper in the first nine months of 2013, representing year-on-year increases of over 20 percent in volume and 16.5 percent in value. In September alone, the country shipped around 11,000 tonnes of pepper abroad, earning 72 million USD, said the Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA). The association attributed the increase to the rising demands of foreign importers and the mounting prices of pepper in the global market. Vietnam has more than 50,000 ha under the spice, mainly in the six provinces of Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Dac Nong, Binh Phuoc, Dong…... [read more]




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