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  • Exports of 2 months increased in both volume and value

    Mar 5th, 2016

    In the first 2 months of the year the country exported 37 thousand tons of all kinds with export turnover reached $ 278 million, up 5.3% in volume and 11% in value over the same period.

    At a press conference information on the production and sales of newly thing that Vietnam Association (Vinacas) held 4-3 pm, Nguyen Duc Thanh, chairman of Vinacas, said last year that the number of manufacturing workers export reached 330,000 tons, with a total export value of the product that reached $ 2.5 billion, including $ 2.3 billion that's remaining is the cashew nut shell oil and conditioning products deep processing. Regarding individual export increased by 10% in volume and 15% in value compared to 2014. The export price of cashew nuts per 2015 of about $ 7,300 / ton, up 12% over the same period last year.

    "There currently is a seasonal period of Vietnam, businesses are actively purchasing domestic raw cashew for farmers at the beginning of the purchase price increased by 30% over the same period last year", Mr Thanh said.

    Vietnam currently exports to 80 countries, charming and territories worldwide, including the US, Europe and China continue to maintain export market is the main thing in Vietnam, with a share of exports respectively 30%, 25% and 15%. With this result, individual accounts for about 9% of the total export turnover of Vietnam agricultural sector in 2015 (30 billion dollars).

    Source: Rural Business