Country exports more than 7.1 million tonnes of rice in 2011

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Country exports more than 7.1 million tonnes of rice in 2011

(CPV) – By the end of 2011, Vietnam exported more than 7.1 million tonnes of rice, valued at USD 3.65 billion, officially reported by the Vietnam Food Association (VFA). In December 2011, rice exports reached more than 376,000 tonnes, worth nearly USD 219 million.

(CPV) – By the end of 2011, Vietnam exported more than 7.1 million tonnes of rice, valued at USD 3.65 billion, officially reported by the Vietnam Food Association (VFA). In December 2011, rice exports reached more than 376,000 tonnes, worth nearly USD 219 million.

Also according to VFA, the current price of common dried rice at store in the Mekong River Delta is around VND 5,900-6,000 per kilogram, a decrease of VND 50 per kilogram from the previous week.

Material for making five-percent broken rice is now priced around VND 7,900-8,000 per kilogram, a decrease of VND 100 per kilogram from the previous week while material for making 25-percent broken rice remains stable at VND 7,700-7,800 per kilogram.

Experts forecast that Vietnam will continue to retain its high status in rice exports in 2012. In particular, rice output is expected to reach 41 million tonnes and the volume of exported rice is forecast to hit 7 million tonnes./.

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