HCMC – Vietnam earned some US$28 billion from farm produce exports in the first six months of 2022, up 14% year-on-year, according to data from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Of the agro-forestry-fishery export value, the main agricultural products accounted for nearly US$11.4 billion between January and June, up 8.8% year-on-year, while the figures for forestry and fisheries were US$9.1 billion and US$5.8 billion, respectively.
Many products, including coffee, tra fish, woodwork, vegetables and fruits, shrimp, rubber, cashew nuts and rice, brought export revenue of over US$1 billion each.
The United States was Vietnam’s largest farm produce buyer during the six-month period, posting its turnover from Vietnamese goods import at US$7.6 billion, up 7.9% year-on-year.
China came second with a value of US$5 billion, up 5.9% year-on-year, followed by Japan and South Korea.
The ministry targets to earn US$55 billion from farm produce export this year, US$5 billion higher than the figure set by the Government, the local media reported.