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Vietnam Expects to Strengthen Ties with Sri Lanka

Vietnam attaches importance to consolidating and enhancing relations with Sri Lanka for mutual benefits, said PM Nguyen Tan Dung.PM Dung made the statement on July 18 in Hanoi while receiving Sri Lankan FM Gamini Lakshman Peiris who is now in Vietnam for the 3rd meeting of the Vietnam-Sri Lanka Joint Committee on Economic, Scientific and Technological Co-operation.

Year on year agro-forestry and aquatic exports rised

Sourced from Vietnam Agency, Vietnam earned 2.5 billion USD from agro-forestry and aquatic exports in June, bringing the total export value for the first six months to nearly 13.7 billion USD, a year on year rise of 14.5 percent.The figures indicate that the sector’s six-month trade surplus has reached between 5.6-5.7 billion USD, helping to cut the country’s trade deficit. 

Coffee exports to Indonesia shoot up

Coffee exports to Indonesia in the first six months have reached over 50,000 tons, showing an eight-fold year-on-year increase, said Do Ha Nam, deputy head of Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association (Vicofa).The figure reached the all-time high level since Vietnam has begun exporting coffee to Indonesia.

Vietnam Exports 2.87 Million Tonnes of Rice in Jan-Jun

Vietnam exported 2.87 million tonnes of rice worth over US$1.3 billion between January 1 and June 14, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

Agro-Forestry, Aquatic Exports Hit US$2.5 Bln

Vietnam pocketed US$ 2.5 billion from shipping agro-forestry and aquatic exports in June, bringing the total export value for the first six months to nearly US$13.7 billion, a year-on-year rise of 14.5 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.  

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