In October 2021, the export of agricultural, forestry and fishery products reached US$3.4 billion, down 15.6% compared to October 2020 but up 4.2% compared to September 2021. This result brought the total export turnover of the industry after 10 months to 38.75 billion USD, up 13.1% over the same period last year. If this pace is maintained in the remaining two months, the export target of $44 billion for the whole year of 2021 is entirely feasible.
According to data from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the total export and import turnover of agro-forestry-fishery products in the first 10 months of 2021 reached US$74.31 billion, up 24.2% over the same period last year. In which, exports reached 38.75 billion USD, up 13.1%; import $35.56 billion, up 39.1%. Thus, agro-forestry-fishery still had a trade surplus of 3.19 billion USD. In the past 10 months, many product groups with increased export value include: coffee, rubber, rice, vegetables and fruits, pepper, cashew nuts, cassava and cassava products, livestock products, shrimp; wooden product; rattan, bamboo, sedge carpet; cinnamon… In which, rubber exports increased by 13.9% in volume and 46.5% in value; cashew exports increased 14.1% in volume and 13.5% in value; exports of cassava and cassava products increased by 7.7% in volume and 21.2% in value. Particularly, although the export volume decreased, only 232 thousand tons (down 5.7%) but thanks to the ...
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