Vietnamese farm produce exported to 200 nations

Vietnam has risen to the second largest farm produce exporter in Southeast Asia and the 15th in the world with agricultural, forestry and seafood products being exported to 200 nations and territories.

Vegetable production in Binh Chanh district, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Vegetable production in Binh Chanh district, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

That has been reported by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development after five year implementation of agricultural restructuring project towards value added increase and sustainable development.
According to the ministry, agricultural, forestry and seafood export turnover reached US$157.49 billion in the phase of 2013-2017, up 51.2 percent over the average level in the previous five year phase.
The country had 1,955 newly established businesses in agricultural field in 2017, up 20 percent compared to the average number in three year 2014-2016.
As of September this year, the country has over 49,600 businesses operating in farm produce production, processing and trading; accounting for 8 percent of the country’s enterprises.

By T.QUANG – Translated by Hai Mien

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