Vietnam exports nearly 537,000 tonnes of rice

18:06 | 25/03/2015 Trade

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has revealed that by March 19, the country had earned US$241.334 million from exporting around 536,570 tonnes of rice.

Vietnam exports nearly 537,000 tonnes of rice

The current price of rice stands at US$470.5 a tonne, a drop of 1.36% compared to the same period last year.

Notably, Gana and Ivory Coast has become Vietnam’s 2nd and 3rd largest rice importers respectively, making up 31.19% of the country’s total rice market share.

In the Mekong Delta, dried normal rice paddy is being sold at VND5,150-5,250/kg while long grain rice paddy at VND5,400-5,500/kg.

Source VOV News

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