An Giang earns over US$500 million from export in eight months

17:04 | 09/09/2017 Trade

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.

an giang earns over us 500 million from export in eight months
Illustrative image - Photo: angiang.gov.vn

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 same period last year.

The province raked in 156.5 million USD for selling 81,300 tonnes of aquatic products.

At the same time, An Giang also earned 64 million USD in exports of garment and textile, up 2.9 percent year on year.

Vo Nguyen Nam, Director of the An Giang Department of Industry and Trade said that the province will continue providing local firms with market information, especially developments and policies of the Chinese market, while removing obstacles facing enterprises in case of negative developments in the markets.

The province will also provide early forecast on the demand and prices of major export products, thus helping local businesses design production plans, he added.

Theo VNA