Cassava export growth is still good in certain markets

Update: 7/30/2013

According to MARD, the volume of export of cassava and cassava products nationwide in the month 5/2013 is estimated at 185 thousand tons, the export value reached 63 million, bringing the volume of exports in 5 months of 2013 reached 1.88 million tonnes with export value reaching U.S. $ 587 million, down 21.0% in volume and 16.2% in export value over the same period in 2012.

Except for the Chinese market, and Japan, the export of cassava and cassava products of Vietnam in the major markets have increased significantly, specifically Korean market increased by 43.4% and 45.2% in value; Philippines up 97.9% in volume and 51.2% in value; Taiwan up 26.7% in volume and 37.6% in value; Malaysia increased by 7.7% in volume and 18.5% in value compared to the same period last year.

Since the beginning of the year to the end of the month 5/2013, the total sown area of crops across the country reached 1,095 thousand hectares, an increase of 10.5%, which was an area of ​​288 thousand hectares of cassava, up 7.5% over the same period last year.







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