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Hopeful first quarter results for rice exporters

Preliminary data from the General Department of Vietnam Customs show that Vietnam exported 1.29 million tonnes of rice in the first quarter of this year, earning US$565.2 million. In March, 550,722 tonnes were exported bringing in US$251.4 million, up 36.8 percent in volume and 47.2 percent in value compared with February. The March results reflected improvements in rice exports and raised hopes of new ...

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