Hanoi (VNA) – Import-export revenue from agro-sylvo-aquatic products was estimated at USD 66.2 billion in the first eight months of 2022, up 8.7% year-on-year, of which revenue export reached about 36.3 billion USD, year-on-year up 13.1%, reports the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
With these results, Vietnam’s agro-forestry-fisheries sector recorded a trade surplus of more than $6.3 billion during the period, an increase of 94.6% over the same period last year. last.
In August, export earnings from these products reached nearly 4.4 billion USD, up 32% year on year and 0.3% month on month.
The export value of major agricultural products was estimated at over $1.8 billion, while that of major aquatic products was over $1.4 billion, aquatic products at $893.8 million and livestock products $41.6 million.
During the period January-August, seven products and product groups had an export value of more than $2 billion, including coffee, rubber, rice, vegetables and fruits, cashew nuts, shrimp and wooden furniture.
A recovery was observed in the export of many products such as coffee (40.3%), rubber (8.1%), rice (8.1%), pepper (8.2%), cassava and cassava-based products (22.5%), trafish (82.6%). , shrimp (22%) and furniture (6.5%).
However, a drop was also recorded for certain products, notably vegetables and fruits (13.9%), cashew nuts (nearly 10.4%) and livestock products (12.3%).
In the first eight months of this year, Asia remained the main market for Vietnamese agro-silvo-aquatic products, accounting for 43.1% of the total export volume, while America ranked second with 28 .9%, Europe 11.8%, Oceania 1.7% and Africa 1.6%.
The TUE said it is working with Vietnamese agencies at home and abroad to expand export markets for Vietnamese agro-silvo-aquatic products, while effectively implementing bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements that the Vietnam has signed, and helping individuals and businesses meet export requirements for their products./.