Vietnam May coffee exports down 1.4pct m/m, rice down 19.9pct

12-Jun-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM Print This Post

Vietnam’s coffee exports in May were down 1.4 percent from April at 130,285 tonnes, while rice exports in the same period fell 19.9 percent against the preceding month, government customs data released on Thursday showed.

For the first five months of 2021, Vietnam exported 715,263 tonnes of coffee, down 12 percent from a year earlier, Vietnam Customs said in a statement.

Coffee export revenue in the January-May period fell 5.3 percent to around $1.3 billion, it said.

Meanwhile, Vietnam’s rice exports in May were down 19.9 percent from the previous month at 626,750 tonnes, the statement said.

The country’s rice exports in the first five months fell 15.4 percent year-on-year to 2.6 million tonnes, it said.


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