Vietnam’s price of exported rice has continuously risen slightly since August 14, reported the trade ministry.
In HCM City and Mekong Delta, the price of exported 25% broken rice has increased from US$240 a tonne to US$242 a tonne, and 25% broken rice exported at US$262 a tonne, higher US$2 a tonne than that of last week.
Giant rice trader, state-run Southern Food Corp or Vietfood II has also hiked rice price of government level contracts. In particular, 5% broken rice is at US$275 a tonne and 25% broken rice at US$265 a tonne.
During late days of this week, 44,700 tonnes of rice will be shipped to Philippines and Africa.