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  • Exports of agricultural, forestry and fishery products increased by more than 13% 09/09/2022

    Sep 9th, 2022

    Specifically, in August 2022, export turnover was estimated at nearly $4.4 billion, up 32% compared to August 2021, up 0.3% compared to July 2022. In which, the main group of agricultural products exported over 1.8 billion USD, main forest products over 1.4 billion USD, aquatic products 893.8 million USD and animal husbandry 41.6 million USD. Generally, for 8 months, export turnover was estimated at nearly 36.3 billion USD, up 13.1% over the same period in 2921. In which, export of main agricultural products group was nearly 15 billion USD, up 7.4%; main forest products over USD 11.8 billion, up 6.2%; seafood over 7.5 billion USD, up 35.3%; animal husbandry 258.6 million USD, down 12.2%; production input was nearly 1.7 billion USD, up 48.2%. In the first eight months of the year, there were 7 products/product groups with export value of over 2 billion USD, including coffee, rubber, rice, vegetables, cashew, shrimp, and wood products. Many items achieved higher export value such as: Coffee over 2.8 billion USD (up 40.3%); rubber over USD 2 billion (up 8.1%); rice over 2.3 billion USD (up 8.1%); pepper about 712 million USD (up 8.2%); cassava and cassava products USD 941 million (up 22.5%); pangasius over 1.7 billion USD (up 82.6%); shrimp nearly 3 billion USD (up 22.0%); wood and wood products over 11 billion USD (up 6.5%); rattan, bamboo and sedge carpet USD 592 million (up 1.8%); fertilizers of all kinds USD 780 million (up 163.6 %); animal feed and raw materials USD 770 million (up 10.3%). The reduced items include: Vegetables and fruits with nearly 2.2 billion USD (down 13.9%), cashew nuts nearly 2.1 billion USD (down 10.4%), livestock products 258.6 million USD. down 12.3%); Although the export value of wood and wood products increased by 6.5%, the export value of wood products decreased by 3.4% with a value of over $7.7 billion. In the past 8 months, the US continues to be the largest export market, reaching nearly 9.6 billion USD (accounting for 26.4% market share); ranked second is the Chinese market with about 6.5 billion USD (accounting for 17.8% market share); the third is the Japanese market with an export value of over $2.7 billion (accounting for 7.4%); the fourth is the Korean market with an export value of over 1.7 billion USD (accounting for 4.7%). Regarding imports, in the first eight months, the import turnover of agricultural, forestry and fishery products is estimated at over 29.9 billion USD, up 3.9% over the same period in 2021. In which, the import value of main agricultural products were estimated at over 18.3 billion USD, up 1.1%; aquatic products was estimated at over 1.9 billion USD, up 37.5%; the main group of forest products is over 2.2 billion USD, up 3.6%; livestock products group nearly 2.1 billion USD, down 10.8%; the production input group was estimated at nearly 5.4 billion USD, up 12.0%. Promote trade in agricultural products Faced with market difficulties, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has coordinated with embassies, trade counselors, agricultural counselors to promote and advertise in the form of online for products that have been opened. official export to major markets (China, USA, EU, Russia, Brazil) and effectively exploit potential markets (Japan - Korea, ASEAN, Australia - New Zealand, Middle East). At the same time, the agricultural industry has increased valuable and quality export products such as key fresh fruits (mango, dragon fruit, passion fruit, longan, litchi... exported to many countries). . Along with that, the industry also actively seeks and expands markets to increase livestock products, maintain a safe seafood supply chain for domestic consumption and meet export market requirements; increase the number of products, enterprises are allowed to export to markets, including markets with high requirements for quality and food safety. Especially in terms of forest products, the major export markets of Vietnam's wood and wood products are the United States, China, Japan, South Korea, the EU..., the export value of forest products and non-timber forest products increases every year. five. During the month, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development also compiled 58 notices of draft regulations on SPS of member countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO); handling 2 EU warnings; continue to remove obstacles related to the provisions of China's Orders 248 and 249.