Hanoi (VNA) – The Philippines spent extra
than 450 million USD importing some 900,000 tonnes of Vietnamese rice within the
first quarter of this 12 months, and extra orders are anticipated to be positioned within the
The nation was the largest importer of Vietnamese
rice within the reviewed interval, making up 48.2% in quantity and 45.9% in worth, adopted by China,
Indonesia, Malaysia and Ghana, in keeping with the Common Division of Vietnam
The Philippine Nationwide Meals Authority (NFA) has
just lately proposed importing 330,000 tonnes of rice to cowl an anticipated deficit
in its buffer inventory. The transfer was made because the Philippine authorities desires to
curb the price of the staple grain and restrict upwards inflation stress.
The customs company additionally reported that Vietnam
exported 1.85 million tonnes of rice price over 980 million USD within the first three
months, up 23.4% in amount and 34.3% in worth year-on-year.
Le Thanh Tung, deputy head of the plant cultivation
division underneath the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Growth (MARD), stated
rice output within the Mekong Delta alone is projected to achieve 24 million tonnes
this 12 months.
Vietnamese rice will seemingly proceed to be sought
after within the second quarter as demand has been on the rise in main markets like
the Philippines, China and Africa, stated the Vietnam Meals Affiliation.