Exports of agricultural and forestry - fishery in May reached 12.12 billion U.S. dollarsUpdate: 5/28/2014
According to the latest information from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development , exports of agricultural , forestry and fishery -month 5/2014 is estimated at 2,278 billion, bringing the sector's export value in the first month of the year to 12.12 billion U.S. dollars ; increase of 10.4 % over the same period in 2013.
Among them , the export value of agricultural products is estimated at U.S. $ 5.94 billion , up 5.1 % ; Seafood export value is estimated at 2.83 billion, up 25 % ; value of exports of forest products was estimated at 2.46 billion , an increase of 13.8 % over the same period in 2013.
Coffee and pepper , cashew nuts , seafood , wood and wood products remain the industry there is an increase in both volume and value ; still the major commodities such as rice , rubber , tea , cassava and cassava products ... is there a significant decline from the same period last year .
Specifically , coffee exports for the month 5/2014 is estimated at 154 thousand tons with a value of $ 336 million , bringing the volume of coffee exports in the first month of the year is estimated at 966 thousand tons and valued at 1.96 billion ; increased by 36.7 % in volume and 29 % increase in value over the same period in 2013.
Continued strong growth is 33.6 % of industry standards and increase volume by 42.3 % in value . Accordingly , pepper export volume in May was estimated at 17 thousand tons , valued at $ 126 million ; put pepper export volume in the first month of the year to 92 thousand tons and valued at $ 645 million .
Cashew Industry consecutive growth in both volume and value , respectively increased by 10.8 % and 11.5 % compared to the same period in 2013. Specifically cashew export volume is estimated at 23 May thousand tons with a value of $ 151 million , bringing the volume of exports in the first month of 2014 reached 98 thousand tons to 618 million.
In particular , the fishery is maintained key export sectors in total exports of the sector with seafood export value in May was estimated at $ 552 million , bringing the value of exports in the first five months reached 2 , $ 83 billion ; increase of 25 % compared to the same period in 2013.
In addition, many industries have reported a decline in both the volume and value of exports ; particularly sharp decline rubber industry , 20.2% decrease in volume and value decreased 39.2 % compared to the same period in 2013. Accordingly , the estimated volume of rubber exports 5/ 2014 51 thousand tons with a value of $ 96 million ; rubber exports in five months only reached 239 thousand tons , with a value of USD 473 million .
Notably, the rice industry is still under plummeted from early this year , the volume of rice in January fell by 10.2 % and 7.3 % in value compared with the same period last year . The volume of rice export in January 5/2014 is estimated at 591 thousand tons with a value of U.S. $ 259 million put rice export volume in the first month of 2014 is estimated at 2.65 million tonnes and estimated to be worth 1.19 billion USD . / .
Thanh Tam / Vietnam +