Several agricultural export indexes up

16:16 | 28/07/2014

VGP – The export turnover of agriculture-forestry-aquatic products in July was estimated at US$2.38 billion, raising the sector’s aggregate export value to US$1743 billion in the first seven months.

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Of the July figure, agricultural exports rose 5.9% to US$8.31 billion, aquatic exports surged 24.5% to US$4.2 billion and forestry products increased 13.2% to US$3.52 billion.

Viet Nam shipped 9,000 tons of pepper in July, worth US$74 million, bringing the total pepper export quantity to 119,000 tons in the first seven months.

Meanwhile, the country gained US$1.02 billion from exporting 158,000 tons of cashew over the past seven months, up 15.7% in volume and 17.5% in value.

Rubber and rice exports fetched US$828 million and US$1.75 billion, respectively, in first seven months.

By Thuy Dung