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Rice exports increased sharply in 4 months 

 Tuesday, May 15,2018

AsemconnectVietnam - Vietnam’s exports of rice increased by 23.8 per cent in quantity and 39.7 per cent in value compared with the same period last year to over 2.2 million tons worth of US$ 1.11 billion, showed the statistics figures of the General Department of Customs.

The rice average rice export price in the first four months of this year reached $ 502.5 per ton, up by 12.8 per cent year – on – year.

In April only, the country exported 721,379 tons of rice worth of $ 364.37 million, up by 9.5 per cent in quantity and 7.7 per cent in value compared with the previous month.

China was the country’s biggest rice export market of Vietnam in the period with 699,660 tons worth of $ 370.84 million, accounted for 31.8 per cent of the total quantity and 33.5 per cent of the total value. The figure was down by 14.2 per cent in quantity and 1.4 per cent in value compared with the same period last year.

The exports of rice to Indonesia reached 384,493 tons worth of $ 180.73 million, up by 384 times in quantity and 333 times in value year – on – year.

Meanwhile, the exports of rice to Malaysia reached 238,671 tons worth of $ 105.29 million, up by 186.4 per cent in quantity and 211.3 per cent in value; and to the Philippines – 183,792 tons worth of $ 82.23 million, down by 22.3 per cent in quantity and 8.8 per cent in value.

In the first four months of this year, the country’s exports of rice to Bangladesh increased sharply by 91 times in quantity and 61 times in value year – on – yearw; to Turkey – up by 13 times in quantity and 17 times in value; to Iraq – up by 11 times in quantity and 16 times in value; to France – up by 361 per cent in quantity and 209 per cent in value.

However, the exports of rice to Brunei – down by 96 per cent in quantity and in value; to Chile – down by 95 per cent in quantity and 90 per centin value; to Senegal – down by 91 per cent in quantity and 89 per cent in value; to Angola – down by 86 per cent in quantity and 83 per cent in value; to Belgium – down by 90 per cent in quantity and 83 per cent in value; to Ukraine – down by 78 per cent in quantity and 70 per cent in value.

Vietnam’s rice exports in the first quarter of 2018 -
source: VITIC – according to the figures of the General Department of Customs
Market
First 4 months of 2018
First four months of 2018 vs. same period of 2017 (%)
Quantity (ton)
Value (US$)
Quantity
Value
Total
2,203,474
1,107,189,165
23.8
39.68
China
699,660
370,841,665
-14.2
-1.41
Indonesia
384,493
180,727,228
38.349.30
33.204.38
Malaysia
238,671
105,291,474
186.43
211.26
The Philippines
183,792
82,234,795
-22.32
-8.78
Iraq
90,000
52,260,000
1.050.45
1.508.95
Ghana
79,375
48,407,676
21.17
45.98
Ivory Coast
63,135
37,817,581
-15.71
10.78
Singapore
26,215
14,591,605
3.21
15.23
Hong Kong
23,286
13,437,444
22.8
41.15
The U.A.E
15,956
8,730,590
1.04
7.54
The U.S
6,919
4,117,583
-24.47
-13.94
Algeria
7,050
3,044,750
-60.28
-56.28
Taiwan
5,248
2,717,956
-39.41
-34.59
Turkey
4,352
2,496,928
1.260.00
1.601.08
Russia
5,466
2,368,282
-50.44
-42.5
Australia
2,400
1,591,380
-24.24
-13.01
Bangladesh
3,994
1,566,728
8.977.27
6.064.58
Angola
1,486
684,028
-86.18
-83
South Africa
908
533,290
-66.32
-53.13
The Netherlands
880
468,354
-44.44
-34.67
France
544
376,267
361.02
208.9
Ukraine
611
354,083
-78.52
-69.66
Spain
323
162,690
-30.84
-16.08
Brunei
323
139,352
-95.97
-95.56
Chile
138
108,458
-94.97
-89.85
Poland
165
98,517
-73.04
-67.42
Belgium
96
63,360
-90.27
-82.75
Senegal
47
33,493
-90.86
-88.8
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Source: VITIC

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