Report on import and export of forestry and seafood to ASEAN in February 2021

Published Mar 12, 2021

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Source: Institute of Policy and Strategy for Rural Development Although the COVID-19 epidemic is still complicated in the region, Vietnam's import-export activities in the first month of 2021 still recorded high growth momentum compared to the same period of the year. By 2020, the export will reach 300 million USD, an increase of 30.39%; import reached USD 439 million, up 105.22%. The main export items of Vietnam to ASEAN are vegetables, wood and wood products, cassava and products from cassava, seafood, rice, meat rubber and meat products.

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Except for 4 items with reduced exports are: cassava and cassava products (-32%), tea (-22%), rubber (-9%), cashew (-8%). The remaining items have positive growth, especially some items such as fertilizers (+ 127%), animal feed and raw materials (+75%), wood and wood products (+ 52%), pepper (+ 38%), meat (+ 37%), rice (+ 35%), seafood (+ 22%), vegetables (+ 15%) ... (detailed appendix) . The ASEAN Unofficial Ministerial Meeting (IAMM) was convened on March 2, 2021 via videoconference. ASEAN countries have agreed to use 10.5 million USD from the ASEAN Fund to respond to COVID-19 to buy vaccines to support the people of the member countries, on the basis of equal distribution among all 10 countries. The implementation of the ASEAN Overall Recovery Framework is also progressing positively on all three Community pillars, with 24 out of 183 completed initiatives and 127 scheduled for implementation in 2021. ASEAN countries also agreed. Early embarking on building an ASEAN travel ...
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