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Farm, forestry and seafood exports reached US$ 36.3 billion in 2017 

 Wednesday, January 3,2018

AsemconnectVietnam - Vietnam’s exports of farm, forestry and seafood products were estimated at US$3.13 billion in December of 2017 and $36.37 billion in 2017, representing a year – on - year increase of 13 per cent.

Of which, the export value of major farm products was estimated to reach $ 18.96 billion, up by 15.7 per cent from 2016 ($ 15.1 billion), while the exports of major seafood products brought home $ 8.32 billion, up by 18 percent and major forestry products brought home $ 7.97 billion, up by 9.2 percent year – on - year. 

The country’s exports of almost all farm, forestry and seafood products saw growth, both in quantity and in value.The country earned about $ 2.66 billion worth of rice in 2017, increased by 22.4 per cent in quality and 23.2 per cent in value year-on-year.

Meanwhile, the exports of rubber reached 1.39 million tons worth of $ 2.26 billion, up by 11 per cent in quantity and 35.6 per cent in value compared to 2016.

The export value of tea reached 12,000 tons worth of $ 21 million in December and $ 229 million in the whole year of 2017, an increase of 5.6 percent year – on - year. 

The exports of cassava and products were estimated at 3.95 million tons worth of $ 1.04 billion, up by 6.9 per cent in quantity and 4.2 per cent in value over the year of 2016.
The export of cashew nuts saw increases of 1.9 per cent in quantity to 353,000 tons and 23.8 per cent in value to reach $ 3.52 billion last year.

The earnings from exports of wood and furniture reached $ 7.6 billion in 2017, up by 9.1 per cent year – on – year
The country also witnessed an increase of 18 per cent in seafood exports to $ 8.32 billion last year.

Especially, the country raked in $ 3.45 billion from exporting vegetables and fruits, 40.5 percent higher than 2016.


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