Agricultural exports down 13.2% in Q1

08:05 | 27/03/2015 Trade

Agro-forestry-fishery exports in the first quarter of the year fell 13.2% on-year to US$6.13 billion, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Agricultural exports down 13.2% in Q1

Major agricultural product exports (coffee, rice, wood and wood products) hit US$2.92 billion, down 15.1% against last year’s same period.

The highest decline was in coffee (41.4% in volume and 37.3% in value), followed by rice exports (28.1% in volume and 32% in value).

Seafood exports declined 20.6% on-year to US$1.27 billion in Q1, along with forest products down 0.4% to US$1.5 billion. 

Source VOV News