According to a report by Vietnam’s”Vietnam Economic Times” website on January 8, inter-departmental statistics from the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam show that Vietnam exported 6.15 million tons of rice in 2020, worth about US$3.07 billion. Although the export volume of rice decreased by 3.5%year-on-year, the export value increased by 9.3%year-on-year.
reported that the average export price of Vietnamese rice reached US$499 per ton in 2020, a year-on-year increase of 13.3%, a new high in recent years. The rice export structure continues to shift to various types of fragrant rice and high-quality rice with high added value and high price. Farmers and rice exporters attach importance to improving the quality of rice, pay attention to the traceability system, and promote exports to demanding markets such as the EU, South Korea, and the United States.